At present Argotti maintains the national herbarium and a diverse botanical collection that includes a Mediterranean section. Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre is also involved in teaching and research activities with various departments including the Department of Biology, Department of Conservation & Built Heritage, Department of Architecture & Urban Design and Institute of Earth Systems. Research projects have focused on plant conservation, ecology and bioactive plants extracts. Additionally, the gardens have served as an open classroom for primary and secondary schools.
Argotti is the Commonwealth's third oldest botanical garden.
The Gardens are undergoing restructuring works to conform with Health and Safety requirements and for the time being they are closed to the general public.
Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre - University of Malta
Triq Vincenzo Bugeja
Tel: +356 2124 8984