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Wave Hill

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Trees and flowers and River!

Wave Hill is a famous garden North of the City and certainly worth a visit. You can easily get a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oxford, OH

Beautiful hidden gem. You forget you are in the city. I took the 1 train to 242 street and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the maintenance of gardens, greenhouses and environmental protection...more
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West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471-2899
+1 718-549-3200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wave Hill is a famous garden North of the City and certainly worth a visit. You can easily get a train from Grand Central and buy a package with your ticket that was incredibly inexpensive!! You cannot believe that in 20 minutes or so you...More

Thank Jack026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hidden gem. You forget you are in the city. I took the 1 train to 242 street and then the free Wave Hill shuttle outside the Burger King. Thank heaves they have that shuttle it's five minutes in a car but over 20 minute...More

Thank Cassysj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If NYBG is the getaway, hen Wave Hill is he hideaway. 18 acres is the perfect size to fully explore in one day. Or you can tuck yourself into one of the collections with a good book and enjoy the serenity. A part of me...More

Thank Thor4816
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always find peace and serenity when I’m here. The views are spectacular and the grounds are so charming. Best kept secret.

Thank Feenix17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wave Hill has gardens and grounds that are wonderfully maintained. Hard to believe we are in NYC. Lovely cafe, reasonably priced. Views of the Hudson. Hard to get here by public transportation.

Thank sweltwoman
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The Wave Hill Gardens came to be long after I graduated Manhattan College nearby. It was a pleasure to stroll the grounds and enjoy the formal and informal garden setting. The highlight was seeing a Giant Sequoia Redwood tree grown on the east coast let...More

Thank Ghostrainchaser
Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is wonderful to walk in a leisurely manner and enjoy the beauty that surrounds me. I also went into their cafe and I had the greatest tasting lemonade so refreshing.

Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A hidden gem in New York. A bit far to get there from the center of Manhattan, but it is so worth the trip for a nice, quiet relaxation. It is a 28-acre estate overlooking the Hudson River. The estate has two houses and a...More

1  Thank foodlovergirlny
Reviewed 10 July 2018

You can enjoy nature's life during the whole year ie, flower blossom in spring and white world in winter time. Whenever you visit the Wave Hill, you feel the very precious time of the season at any time of the year. I recommend you invite...More

Thank jinduk21c
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My friend suggested this place to watch and take some photo for the flowers. I drove in Bronx, when I thought I lost, the garden was there hard to find. I could believe how beautiful it is. It is from the time you walk in...More

2  Thank Abbady A
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31 July 2018|
Response from Mónica M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an Entrance fee. I believe it was $8
Mandy G
29 August 2016|
Response from marabel100 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Unfortunately. :(
16 April 2015|
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Response from Veronica G |
Donation days are Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00pm and Tuesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.