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Tour Garvan

Come behind the scenes, in person or online

Garvan staircase inside the building

Visit our state-of-the-art scientific facilities

You’re invited to explore our facilities in the St Vincent's Sydney Health Innovation Precinct, located in Darlinghurst, Sydney. We offer in-person public tours, as well as virtual tours that you can access online.

Public tours

Join us to for a public tour to learn more about our latest breakthroughs in medical research.

Garvan’s location in the St Vincent's Sydney Health Innovation Precinct (which includes the Diabetes Centre and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre) means we are in close proximity to patients, vulnerable and elderly people attending regularly for treatment.

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What you need to know

  • All tours are 90 minutes.
  • We have Day Tours (starting at 10:00 am) and Evening Tours (starting at 6:00 pm).
  • Tours are free of charge, however, Garvan is a not-for-profit institute and any donations are appreciated.
  • There will be walking involved. If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know prior to booking.
  • You must be 18 years of age or be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • If you are booking on behalf of a group, please contact us directly to arrange a private tour.

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Join us as we take you behind the scenes of Garvan’s state-of-the-art scientific facilities and learn about our latest breakthroughs in medical research.

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How to get to Garvan

By train

Kings Cross station is a 10 minute walk from Garvan.

  • Exit the station onto Darlinghurst Rd and turn right.
  • Walk along the road, cross over William Street and continue walking up Victoria St.
  • Garvan is located on the left hand side of the street, just after the Green Park Hotel and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, on the corner of Victoria and Burton Streets.
  • You can plan your train journey using the Transport NSW website.

By bus

  • Bus routes 389 and 311 stop on Burton Street.
  • Buses 378, 380 and 382 stop nearby on Oxford Street.
  • For route maps and timetables see the Transport NSW website.


By car

Garvan is located on Victoria St, which connects two major roads, William St and Oxford St. The street address is 384 Victoria St, Darlinghurst 2010. 


On foot

Garvan is located adjacent to St Vincent's Hospital, on the corner of Victoria and Burton Streets in Darlinghurst, approximately 2 kms from the Sydney CBD.


By bicycle

See the Sydney City Bike Map (PDF 3.7Mb) for information about cycle routes to Garvan. Additional information about cycling in Sydney can be found on the Sydney Cycle Ways website.

Virtual tours

Explore Garvan virtually for a glimpse of our labs, facilities and spaces.

Laboratory

Virtual tour

Laboratory

Clinical Research Facility

Virtual tour

Clinical research facility

Bioinformatics/clinical data

Virtual tour

Bioinformatics/clinical data

Laboratory in TKCC

Virtual tour

Laboratory in TKCC

Auditorium

Virtual tour

Auditorium

Curran Foundation Library

Virtual tour

Curran Foundation Library

Rooftop view

Virtual tour

Rooftop view

Genomic sequencing lab

Virtual tour

Genomic sequencing lab

The Kinghorn Cancer Centre

Virtual tour

The Kinghorn Cancer Centre

Do you have a question?

Contact us for all enquiries about tours