A tour of our site in Sydney’s Darlinghurst will give you the chance to see Garvan’s state-of-the-art scientific facilities first hand, and learn how technology is enabling medical research to progress at an increasingly rapid rate.

Tours are open to the general public, but bookings are essential.

Tour times and dates in 2018

Tours start at 10am and run for approximately 1.5 hours, including coffee or tea. They are held multiple times throughout the month with a maximum of 15 participants per tour. Our tours are free of charge, however, a gold coin donation is always appreciated.

If you are enquiring on behalf of a probus group or club please contact Julia Kiss (contacts below) directly to organize a free private tour.



Thursday 8 February

Tuesday 20 February

Wednesday 21 February


Wednesday 14 March

Monday 19 March


Monday 9th of April

Wednesday 11 April FULL

Monday 23 April

Thursday 26 April


Tuesday 8 May

Thursday 10 May

Monday 21 May

Thursday 24 May


Monday 4 June

Tuesday 19 June

Thursday 21 June


Monday 2 July

Wednesday 4 July

Tuesday 24 July


Tuesday 7 August

Monday 20 August FULL

Tuesday 28 August

Thursday 30 August


Monday 3 September

Wednesday 5 September


Tuesday 26 October

Thursday 30 October


Tuesday 13 November

Monday 26 November

Thursday 29 November


Monday 10 December

Julia Kiss

Interested in coming on a tour?

Please contact Julia Kiss, Public Engagement Officer at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Note that our tour dates do fill quickly, so we have to operate on a first in, first served basis.

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