The Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden, Melbourne

#41 of 64 in Parks in Melbourne
Park · Hidden Gem · Educational Site
Guided by a strategy known as ‘Innovate Evaluate Disseminate’, The Ian Potter Foundation provides grants to enable organisations to advance knowledge and develop ideas and programs that contribute to a healthy, vibrant and progressive nation. We believe in and support Australia’s talent: the visionaries, the social entrepreneurs, the academics and researchers, the artists, the teachers and those who dedicate themselves to bettering our communities for all Australians.

As a leading private philanthropic trust, we uphold the aspirations and principles of our founder, Sir Ian Potter, to ‘give something back’ to the Australian community. The Foundation’s wide range of funding areas reflect Sir Ian’s passionate interest in the Arts and his visionary approach to key issues including environmental protection, science, healthy communities, medical research and community wellbeing, and investing in Australia’s intellectual capital.
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  • The Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden is a fantastic place to take the kids. It is located within the Botanic Gardens in the city and it has a number of different sections or gardens for the...  more »
  • Located within the Royal Botanical Gardens is this little children’s garden. It is within a fence and gates, so quite safe. All sorts of plants for the kids to enjoy. Impeccably maintained as well.  more »
  • Fantastic space, really well thought out and only improving as the plantings reach maturity. Can be very crowded but not too stressful. Not sure why they turn the stream off after 4pm -- surely it could be run for longer over summer.
  • Beautiful spot to relax. Lots of great areas for kids to run around and play, and it's fenced off from the surrounding gardens. I loved the tadpole pond as well! So fun!!

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