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Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden situated on 52 acres in the heart of Brooklyn, fostering delight and curiosity in the world of plants while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment. The Garden also...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is best visited in May or June, in order to see apple blossom trees & wife variety of tulips. While strolling through the gardens, you forget that you’re in the middle of Brooklyn. The Japanese Garden is my favorite, a relaxing...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Barry G
Reviewed 2 days ago

The garden is a great place to rest, walk around, and enjoy the premises. Its very relaxing atmosphere always leaves positive impression. Warm weather is always a plus.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this garden before in Spring, when it really sparkled- but loved it just as much this morning, when the trees starred -and the Japanese Garden was particularly lovely. The garden is a great example of letting go imperfection, even though it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 260joelb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not world-class, but a really nice place to spend a warm Autumn afternoon. The park is well-designed, with winding paths, small lakes, plenty of benches in sun and shade. There is a good Herb Garden at the far end with helpful signs. The main buildings...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tony_Sandra
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really can't give the BBG less than a 5 rating because it's in a sense a seasonal venue. In the Spring you'll have all sorts of plants in bloom, as well as the cherry trees giving you a very impressive display. Of course, there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ed T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beautiful place where you can learn a lot about plants and flowers . Place for families and for everyone in general

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 984tamarat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was on my must do list for our trip to New York. It was a nice stroll, quiet and beautiful. Not particularly exciting for little kids, but just what I needed after the hustle and bustle of the city.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 396summerj
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have mentioned, timing is important for garden visits. We went the last week in September and most flowers were well past their prime or gone completely. It's a large area and significant walking is required. Due to the spread of the place it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PNWTravellinMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is a must visit for visitors to the great borough of Brooklyn. I have lived in Brooklyn most of my life and the Botanical Garden remains a place of beauty and serenity right in the middle of a large, and very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Samiller64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I swear that the gardens just keep getting better with every season. I walked the gardens in the beginning of October and there are still things blooming here. The pathways were lined with colorful fall blooming flowers by the fountains and the bees and butterflies...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Justin W
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Zaiahummer293
5 July 2019|
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Response from Zaiahummer293 | Reviewed this property |
to respond ,while your walking for almost 5 miles it's well for me to carry a bottle of water while walking is a good thing that i like . I didn't.think was in school
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sheesh321
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Response from Greg K | Reviewed this property |
AFAIK measles outbreak is in other neighborhood then Botanics Garden is located in
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Response from Leah K | Reviewed this property |
I used public transportation and Uber as that's best way to get around.
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