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The Royal Botanical Gardens Is Getting A Massive New Augmented Reality Exhibit (PHOTOS)

You can see exploding flowers & floating bridges this month!

Ontario Associate Editor
The Royal Botanical Gardens Is Getting A Massive New Augmented Reality Exhibit (PHOTOS)

A massive new art exhibit it opening at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington this fall, but you won't be able to see it with just your eyes.

Seeing The Invisible is a giant collection of augmented reality artworks that's making its Canadian premiere in Hendrie Park on September 23, 2021.

Royal Botanical Gardens | Handout

Featuring 13 digital pieces from artists around the world, the exhibit allows you to experience art in a unique way using an app on your smartphone or tablet.

Royal Botanical Gardens | Handout

You can interact with the enormous sculptures and even snap photos of them as you explore the park.

Royal Botanical Gardens | Handout

Installations include a giant salt stalagmite and an exploding bouquet of flowers.

Royal Botanical Gardens | Handout

On Thursday nights, you can visit for a special After Dark event complete with live music, food trucks, and a fire pit.

Mel O'Callaghan | Handout

The experience is an hour to an hour and a half long, and tickets are available online. Don't forget to bring your headphones, as some installations include a soundscape.

Seeing The Invisible

Sigalit Landau | Handout

Price: $24.50 per adult

When: Thursdays - Sundays, September 23 - November 6, 2021

Address: 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington, ON

Why You Need To Go: Experience art in a unique way at this new augmented reality exhibit opening this fall.


Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

    Madeline Forsyth
    Ontario Associate Editor
    Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Editor for Narcity Canada’s Ontario Desk focused on Toronto restaurants and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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