The Bicentennial Conservatory was built in celebration of Australia’s 1988 Bicentenary. It is designed by South Australian architect, Guy Maron.It is one of the largest conservatorys in the southern hemisphere.
The building is 100 metres long, 47 metres wide and 27 metres high. An steel structure supports the 2,434 metres2 of glass which forms the roof, walls and doors.
Inside the Bicentennial Conservatory you’ll find rainforest plants from northern Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the nearby Pacific Islands.
Best of all it’s free entry. Located in the Botanic Gardens….you can’t miss it.