Race Against Time - Science behind a Botanic Garden Tour When Sat, 22 Jan 2022 10:00AM - 11:00AM Where Singapore Botanic Gardens,Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre Botany Centre, Tanglin Gate (nearest MRT is Orchard station) Get Directions Who Ages 9 and above. Contact us Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets Open to all Limited slots available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Social distancing requirements apply. This session introduces the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory and the Herbarium. Highlights of this 45-minute tour includes a visit to the Herbarium which stores physical records of reference plant materials, some dating as far back as 1790. In addition, learn about our hybridization programme for orchids, a process introduced back in 1930’s by the then Director, R.E Holttum. Registration is required at the Service Desk 15-minutes before the scheduled start time. Recommended for ages 9 and above.