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.
For an alternative format of the Visitor Policy document, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at RBGE Herbarium, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR.
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.
Herbarium opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
To arrange a visit please make contact using this link. 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
For alternative formats of these documents please contact us at email@example.com, or at RBGE Herbarium, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR.
Contact the Herbarium
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