Visiting the Herbarium
How to physically access our Herbarium Collection for research purposes
We encourage visits from research colleagues from scientific institutes and their students from around the world. Please read our Visitor Policy in the first instance and contact us to arrange an appointment.
We also welcome visits from artists and other researchers wishing explore our Collection. Visits can be made in tandem with those to the RBGE Library and Archives.
Tours can be arranged for special interest groups.
Herbarium opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
To arrange a visit please make contact by using the Contact Us link in the panel on the right. You will be asked to complete a Science Visitor Registration Form and return it prior to your visit.
The following information would be helpful:
- Name and institute of researcher with full address. If you are a student please also include the name your supervisor
- Taxa being researched
- Geographic scope of study
- Dates of visit
- Whether you need a letter of invitation
30% of the collection has been databased
Contact the Herbarium
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