Arboretum Kirchberg

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Luxembourg - Luxembourg

Institution Code: LUX

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

View of the dunes in Parc Klosegroendchen, Arboretum Kirchberg, Luxembourg
View of the dunes in Parc Klosegroendchen, Arboretum Kirchberg, Luxembourg

About the Arboretum Kirchberg

Collection of hardy trees and shrubs from Europe and adjacent regions.
Aiming to present a most complete collection of hardy trees and shrubs from Europe, the arboretum, initiated in 1993 by the public Fonds d’Urbanisation et d’Aménagement du Plateau de Kirchberg right to the northeast of the city of Luxembourg, consists of 3 main sites with a total area of nearly 30 ha, open to public throughout the year.

Main Address:
Arboretum Kirchberg
Musee national d'histoire naturelle
25, rue Munster
L-2160 Luxembourg

Telephone: +352 46 22 33 201
Fax: +352 46 38 48
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name:
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1994
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 20 Hectares
  • Total Area: 30 Hectares
    Latitude: 49.627860
    Longitude: 6.158986
    Annual Rainfall: 782 mm
    Altitude: 350.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Parc Réimerwee (Fagaceae) Parc Central (Landscape Leisure Parc, Rosaceum) Parc Klosegrënnchen (Sand Arboretum)

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 32767
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 30
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1961
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1017
  • Special Collections:Native trees and shrubs of Europe(560 taxa grown outdoors), forestry species, fruit trees, Rosaceae, ...

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes