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    Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre

Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre

The Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre in Floriana forms part of the University of Malta and their development as a botanic garden dates back to the early 19th century when the first Chair of Natural History was established.


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 BiologyDepartment of Conservation & Built HeritageDepartment 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.


Contact us

Argotti Botanic Gardens & Resource Centre - University of Malta
Triq Vincenzo Bugeja
Tel: +356 2340 7875/6/7

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