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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
+1 718-623-7200
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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 offers weddings and private event catering at the Palm House and Atrium, in a beautiful outdoor setting.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“japanese garden” (276 reviews)
“rose garden” (167 reviews)
“cherry blossoms” (174 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
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+1 718-623-7200
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"japanese garden"
in 276 reviews
"rose garden"
in 167 reviews
"cherry blossoms"
in 174 reviews
"full bloom"
in 43 reviews
"bonsai trees"
in 26 reviews
"children's garden"
in 23 reviews
"sakura matsuri"
in 17 reviews
"on tuesdays"
in 34 reviews
"early spring"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 20 reviews
"free admission"
in 30 reviews
"year round"
in 25 reviews
"an oasis"
in 39 reviews
"in season"
in 19 reviews
"eastern parkway"
in 26 reviews
"prospect park"
in 77 reviews
"few hours"
in 43 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

It is a beautiful place , but there where alot of junctions going on in the park and it was really crowded. We paid the full fee for four people and it was over 60dollars. And I turned out that it wasn't really worth it....More

Thank Seline v
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This year it’s cold so there weren’t many flowers but the magnolias were beautiful. Daffodils too. I spent less time than usual but worth it

Thank LNS383
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The garden is well structured with nicely designed walking trails, the fresh air around the garden is very welcoming, you get to see various spices of tees, shrubs and plantations, the history of the garden is very fascinating and educational, it can be very informative...More

Thank 831bcm
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The weather was cold and wet!! That did not stop us from enjoying the gardens. We got to see such beauty inside and outside.

Thank centers714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the first really nice day of the Spring and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden is in full bloom. I finally got to see Daffodil Hill in full bloom and it was worth the wait. I always miss it when it is in bloom and...More

1  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely park - much to enjoy even in early Spring when many plants are yet to bloom. Security is very thorough though about no sitting on a blanket, no ball playing if any kind, including catch and no running. There is only one section...More

Thank TravelmanSydney
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet and easy strolls through beautiful grounds. Highly recommend. A pleasant cafe. Right off the subway stop near the Brooklyn Museum.

Thank Gloria G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This botanical garden is in my hood, Brooklyn, and I am so lucky that I get to visit often and enjoy amazing flowers species, plants and environment

1  Thank myrapisarda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful botanical garden. A variety of climate regions: desert, tropical...a nice orchid garden, fruit and vegetables, lili ponds, Japanese garden and pond, cherry blossom festival. You can tour the whole garden by foot. Good restaurant/cafe.

Thank iloveisrael2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a member, visiting BBG for far too many years to count. I visit all seasons- no matter the weather it’s gorgeous, majestic and serene. Be aware that crowds abound on days of school trips or weekend late afternoons. The landscapers and arbolists are...More

1  Thank Val8927
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Kathy R
3 April 2018|
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Response from BugsBrooklyn | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking adjacent to BBG off Washington Avenue. Parking is generally a problem on weekdays, but can be on weekends. I think that the best bet in coming from Pa. is over the Verrazano Bridge and onto the... More
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Yasaswini S
3 April 2018|
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Response from KLPBklyn | Reviewed this property |
It’s worth going to if you like festivals. If you want a peaceful visit to a lovely garden, go another time, as it’s crowded during Sakura Matsuri. Buy tickets in advance if you’re going. Don’t really know if one entrance is... More
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NH030890
17 February 2018|
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Response from Grumo | Reviewed this property |
Starting in March 2018 the only free time will be on Fridays from 8 -12. I just asked at the garden. Through February the garden is free on weekdays. The garden is a very special place in New York City, and worth it if you... More
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