Friends' Craft Centre at the Plant Craft Cottage

  •  promotes traditional plant crafts

  •  fosters interest in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne    

  •  maintains the heritage-listed building 

Opening Times

 
Open: 
     Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 3 pm; and the third Sunday of each month 11 am to 4 pm
Closed:   Closed on Mondays, weekends (except for 3rd Sunday of each month) and all public holidays. 
Where:     In the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne just in from H Gate on Alexandra Ave (Melways map 2G, B11) (metered parking available in Alexandra Avenue)
Cost:        Free
Sunday openings:    
  • 15 January 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 19 February 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 19 March 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 23 April 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 21 May 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 18 June 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 16 July 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 20 August 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 17 September 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 15 October 2017 11 am to 4 pm
  • 19 November 2017 11 am to 4 pm

Craft Group Meet Ups at the Cottage


There are a number of Craft Groups at the Cottage. These include Natural Dye, Fibre, Paper, Plant Card, Pot Pourri and Basketry. Everyone is welcome to visit the Cottage, especially on meeting and demonstration days. Read more about these .....
Craft Groups at the Cottage
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Volunteer at the Cottage

Volunteer Application Form
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Join the Friends now to Support the Gardens and to enjoy Member Benefits

How to find us
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