29 September 2018 (13.00-16.00)
The terrazzo and glass Herbarium & Library building overlooks the NE corner of the Garden. Opened in 1964 and extended in 2005-6, it houses one of Europe's largest botanical libraries and a collection of around 3 million preserved plant and fungi specimens supporting the Garden's global research, conservation and education programmes.
Wheelchair access with assistance.
Tours (departing every 30 mins, final tour at 3:30), short film on Hugh Cleghorn, a significant figure in botany and forestry in India during the second half of the 19th century, stewards/volunteers at key points.