This is a fantastic place to go if you live in the 'burbs to instil in your child a love of plants and teach them how to respect the environment. They can get their hands dirty gardening or splash around in the water feature. Different activities are held weekly.

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The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden details

Observatory Precinct, Royal Botanic Gardens
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra 3141

Telephone 03 9252 2429

Price FREE

Open Wed-Sun 10am-sunset (school term); Mon-Sun 10am-sunset (school holidays)

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