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Laking Garden reduced hours Saturday June 15: Laking Garden will be closing at 2 p.m. for a special event. Hendrie Park / Rock Garden remain fully open until 8 p.m.

Botanical Train Display

Special Event Accessible Event

Date & Time:

Nov 23 to Jan 7 (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!

Included in your Full Garden Admission or Membership.

Botanical Train Hours:

  • Mondays to Wednesdays: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., (last RBG Centre admission 4 p.m.)
  • Thursdays to Sundays: Open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., (last RBG Centre admission is at 3 p.m.). The display remains open during Winter Wonders, 5 to 10 p.m. (Winter Wonders tickets required for the evening experience)
  • December 24 and 31: Reduced hours, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • December 25, 26, and January 1: Closed
  • Children and parent watching a model Thomas the Tank engine moving through the botanical train display
  • A small yellow train car moves into a small room made of wooden materials
  • Children and parent watching a model Thomas the Tank engine moving through the botanical train display
  • blooming jade plant

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