Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Richmond | United Kingdom

About the Museum

Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in southwest London that houses one of the most extensive and diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. This World Heritage Site was founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, UK. Its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium has over seven million preserved plant specimens. The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants.

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