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National Bonsai & Penjing Collection

Forest Drive | Tuggeranong Pky Weston Creek, Canberra 2611, Australia
+61 2 6207 8483
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wonderful learning experience.

This is not just a collection, it is a vision of time. The Guides here are very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Farmer C
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Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
Impressive collection

Exquisite perfection has been applied to this display of bonsai trees. I spent longer in here than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PidynTeithio
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Sydney, Australia
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The National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia displays, for public enjoyment and education, a collection of high-quality bonsai and penjing representing the diversity of styles amongst Australian artists.
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Forest Drive | Tuggeranong Pky Weston Creek, Canberra 2611, Australia
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+61 2 6207 8483
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not just a collection, it is a vision of time. The Guides here are very helpful and passionate about the collection & are happy to explain so much. Thank you.

Thank Farmer C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exquisite perfection has been applied to this display of bonsai trees. I spent longer in here than the arboretum outside. Some plants are quite old. Amazingly detailed trees. A must see if bonsai interests you.

Thank PidynTeithio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the National Arboretum, this exhibition is a must-see exhibition for a bonsai and penjing lover. I adore how details the penjing was, like exactly a mini forest with mini animals on it.

Thank nadhnadira
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Very beautiful and well cared for! The volunteers are well informed and so passionate. Definetly worth it

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A unique part of the Arboretum, which is excellent in its own right. Quite amazing minature plant artworks!

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Even if you aren't into gardening or particularly fond of plants you will love this place. These ancient trees and landscapes in miniature are a real delight and entertaining for people of all ages from young children to the elderly. There is easy access though...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The range of plants including eucalyptus and other indigenous species is impressive, particularly loved the beech and mass planting of some plants in bonsai form

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The plants in this collection ar just beautiful. Even though I am not a fan of the actual idea of bonsai, these are certainly beautifully presented. Some of them are very old too. Definitely worth a look.

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Really beautiful pieces Free to visit You can see people tending to the bonsai trees and asking them about their work One of the best Bonsai collections you will see

Thank Konrad M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I love to bring visitors to Canberra here because no matter their expectations, they always are delighted by this Bonsai collection and the helpful volunteers. So many different ones with such varying species and different ages. This is a true combination of art and nature....More

Thank S P
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