Botany Crafting Experience

June 12 2024, June 22 2024, July 10 2024


Unearth the fascinating history of plants on board steamships as you collect the supplies to make your very own terrarium. Join our experts on board the SS Great Britain in this first of its kind tour.


What’s included:

1. Expert-led botany tour of the SS Great Britain

🌿 Discover new research from the Brunel Institute about the precious plant cargo transported between England and Australia.

🌿 Visit our Wardian Cases and new nurseryman’s cabin.

🌿 Collect supplies to make a terrarium inspired by Wardian Cases.

2. Botany crafts

🌿 Create a terrarium and take it home with you to watch it grow!

🌿 Make your own Victorian inspired pressed flower bookmark.

3. Step back in time

🌿 Once the Botany Tour is over you are welcome to explore our two museums, dry dock and the ship at your leisure.

4.  Tea or coffee and cake in the Harbourside Kitchen


Available Dates:

Wednesday 12 June Wednesday 10 July
Saturday 22 June Saturday 13 July


Botany Crafting Experience

Unearth botanical history, collect the supplies, create your terrarium.
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