Singapore Botanic Gardens

Baisc information

What is It ?

The Botanic Gardens was founded at its present site in 1859 by the an agri-horticultural society. It played a pivotal role in the region's rubber trade boom in the early twentieth century, when its first scientific director Henry Nicholas Ridley, headed research into the plant's cultivation.

Where is it found ?

The botanic garden was found at its present site in 1859 by the agri-horticultural society

Is it a Cultural or Natural site?

Cultural and Natural site

Year of inscription


1.1st activity

Guided walks - Our volunteers conduct different tours each weekend (held on Saturdays, except on the 5th Saturday of the month). These walking tours are free so pick one and bring your family and friends for a fun and educational day out!

2.2nd activity

Concert - The singapore botanic gardens has lined up a fun -filled programme from 7 to 9 august as part of N Park's SG50 concert series in the park.A carnival will be held throughtout the three days, featuring no stalgic activities which celebrate shared memories as well as the rich cultural and botanical heritage of the gardens.
Leafing Through History - Singapore Botanic Gardens

what can visitors see/do/experience at the site?