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Reduced Hours during Winter Wonders: RBG Centre and Hendrie Park will close at 4 p.m. during Winter Wonders (final admission 3 p.m.). Timed-tickets required to access these areas for the evening Winter Wonders experience.

Botanical Train Display

Special Event Accessible Event

Date & Time:

Nov 23 to Jan 8 (closed Dec 25, 26, Jan 1)

Location:

RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)

Types:

Drop In, Family-Friendly

Length:

At Your Leisure

Admission:

Included with General Admission, Included with Membership

Event Description

The Botanical Train returns to RBG Centre! Huge planters made from almost 700 kg of cedar filled with 2,500 plants create a seasonal backdrop for seven different lines of model train tracks. Follow our trains on their journey past scale models of iconic Canadian landmarks constructed entirely from plant materials!

General Admission or Membership also applies.

Available November 23 to January 8*.
*Date exceptions: December 25, 26, January 1.

Hours:

Monday & Tuesday: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., last admission is at 4 p.m.
Wednesday to Sunday: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., last admission is at 3 p.m. The display remains open during Winter Wonders, 5 to 10 p.m. Winter Wonders tickets required. 

  • Aerial photo over the bloodroot sculpture in the snow covered Hendrie Park Gardens
  • Hendrie Park gates and Scented Garden fountain covered in snow
  • Rejoicing Family Sculpture Covered In Snow
  • Rose Hips In Winter Rose Garden
  • Family of four walking through Hendrie Park Gates in winter
  • Rock Cotoneaster Red Berries In Snow

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