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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.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (260 reviews)
“rose garden” (155 reviews)
“cherry blossoms” (167 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
+1 718-623-7200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful garden.. we went on a Friday when pensioners get in for free. Lovely gardens, ideal for children, cute play area.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a cloudy Sunday morning and had a great time exploring the grounds and seeing the sculpture exhibition. The shuttle was a convenient way to get around the park and see everything on our wish list Great time was had by all of...More

Thank Njlou1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The botanical gardens in brooklyn is one of my favorites. When ever you come, it is simply beautiful! Great place to walk around or drink a cup of coffee and enjoy the colours and smell... beautiful!

Thank orlytModi_in
Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden is free Tuesdays and before noon on Saturdays. We visited on a Saturday morning and spent around 1.5 hour exploring the different gardens. The Japanese garden is located in the middle of the park right by a little pond. Situated across the pond...More

Thank Mak615
Reviewed 1 week ago

I greatly enjoyed my free afternoon wandering in the garden. Unique garden themes such as the Shakespeare garden featuring 80+ plants mentioned in Shakespeare plays and a fragrance garden. Beautiful cherry esplanade that must be stunning in spring. Free on Tuesdays.

Thank SherrieTx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value, free at a couple of points during the week; the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens rewards those bold souls who decide that Times Square needs an equal and opposite experience to thrill, maintain sanity and return to the beauty of nature. Sublime, sensory experience; which...More

Thank muirmrwilliamm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my sister-in-law for the first time for both of us. She lives there and had never been. We took the local bus and were there within 10 or 15 minutes. The highlight for me was the rose garden. It was beautiful and...More

Thank joshuajoanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here in a free Tuesday. The weather was nice, not so many people in the morning, so it was perfect! I enjoyed the conservatory a lot.

Thank Léa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a Brooklyn resident this has been my haven for decades. Take field trips with my students twice a year. The top of spring is the best time to visit. The is a Japanese garden and lake pond with giant koi to view. Trees, flowers...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it love it a lot this magic place be around the nature sistem is beautiful so exiting when I saw the different flowers and the lake view

Thank Angely16
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Balquees S
12 April 2017|
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Response from IggySal | Reviewed this property |
On the weekends is always busy, but if you go Saturday morning right after they open, is not that busy/crowded & the best part? admission is free. Don't forget to take your camera, bring a water bottle, & wear comfortable... More
25 July 2016|
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Response from getsmart | Reviewed this property |
I can't help you with brooklyn transportation. I suggest using Uber. Have fun
21 May 2016|
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Response from Carole P | Reviewed this property |
No. But I have seen security dropping people a couple of times, on golf cart. It's a walking around garden to enjoy everything, because you have to be also on the grass to see some of the wonderful trees they have, special... More