Themed Tour: Pastimes in Past Times

Themed Tour: Pastimes in Past Times

17, 24 August, 2:30pm - 4pm

  • National Botanic Gardens of Ireland
  • National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Glasnevin
  • Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Join us for a fascinating look at plant-related hobbies and pastimes in times past, including mushroom collecting, jam making, wood for sports, musical instruments and exotic plant growing.

What plants did the ancients use for weaving? How did the Victorian craze of fern-collecting affect our ferns in Ireland? What sort of things did people collect in the garden?

Admission & Booking

    • Adult: €5

Access & Parking

  • Not suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Full)
  • Car Parking Available

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