Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew WHS

Local nameRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew WHS
LocationLondon, UK

Kew Gardens is a botanic garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world". Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in Middlesex, England, its living collections includes some of the 27,000 taxa curated by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over 8.5 million preserved plant and fungal specimens. The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants. It is one of London's top tourist attractions and is a World Heritage Site.

Kew Gardens, together with the botanic gardens at Wakehurst in Sussex, are managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, an internationally important botanical research and education institution that employs over 1,100 staff and is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.The Kew site,…

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Opening hours

Open daily from 10 am all year round. Closing time varies according to season. For more information visit the official website.

Closed only on Dec 24-25.


Online ticket prices (until 31 October 2019)
Adults £18.15* / £16.50
Children (4–16) £4.50
Children under 4 free
Concessions £15.95* / £14.50
* Includes a voluntary donation

More information and contact


Official website




Phone +44 20 8332 5655

Address Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK

Coordinates 51°28'39.356" N -0°17'48.899" E

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