Botanical Garden of Moscow Palace of Pioneers

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Russian Federation - Moscow - Moscow

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BGCI Member: No

About the Botanical Garden of Moscow Palace of Pioneers

Our garden was founded in 1962 as pat of The Palace of Pioneers. But in 90-s the garden was thrown. In 2006 begun a great reconstruction. We are trying to combine collection, decorative and educational functions of the garden.

Main Address:
Botanical Garden of Moscow Palace of Pioneers
Ботанический сад Московского Дворца пионеров
Ul. Kosygina, 17
Moscow Russian Federation

Telephone: +7-499-137-75-86
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Alexey Bobrov, Head of Center of Ecological Education and Botanical Garden
    Curator's Name: Peter Lodygin
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mikhail Romanov
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number: 10
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1962
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 37 Hectares
  • Total Area: 40 Hectares
    Latitude: 55.70284
    Longitude: 37.5547
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: 255.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 110 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Ботанический сад Московского Дворца пионеров
  • Local Address: Москва, ул. Косыгина, 17
  • Locality: City: Москва
  • Locality: State: Москва

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: No
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
  • Number of Visitors: 2000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 4000
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes