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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (267 reviews)
“cherry blossoms” (170 reviews)
“full bloom” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
+1 718-623-7200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to pass time away form the hustle and bussle of NYC, the Japanese Garden is beautiful, so tranquil and peaceful. Five minutes walk from the nearest subway station. If you do have time take a stroll through Prospect Park before heading back to...More

Thank 54Ann77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely needed a place where I could run away from noisy Manhattan during my 10 days visit of NY. Some part of the garden looked abandoned and I was sad to see the state of the winter gardens or the roses, but other parts,...More

Thank JADLux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a long-time member of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. For me, it depends on the season as far as how much I enjoy the gardens. Right now, the Garden is installing a new watering system, so some views and accesses are blocked off. For many...More

1  Thank Diane T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to visit in the spring, and for the roses and tulip seasons. If you are having a wedding, or special occasion, hall available

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really beautiful, and a lot of space for an urban botanical garden. There was a big work site in the middle of the gardens for a new exhibit, but this was no issue. We went on a really hot day, and were absolutely knackered, but...More

Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got the chance to visit on a beautiful fall day. Some of the roses were still in bloom and smelled amazing. They have so many gardens to explore and It would be great to see it in all of the seasons. I checked out...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brooklyn Botanical Garden is always so nice and awesome place to walk with your family or friends. Place to relax and enjoy the nature. Especially pretty on spring and fall.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brooklyn Botanical Garden is amazing at every season of the year. You can always find some interesting and beautiful things to see and to do in the garden. It's a great place for spending and enjoying time with the family, it's educational for the kids...More

Thank lilichka60
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The grounds and gardens are beautiful--in particular the Japanese Garden, the Rose Garden in June and the cherry blossoms in springtime.

Thank royce1517
Reviewed 9 November 2017

One of the most beautiful gardens in the world. It is so walkable and so much to see. It does not overwhelm you in size.

Thank las717
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SHUI lin L
22 October 2017|
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Response from WILLY L | Reviewed this property |
im sorry for responding so late yes its there. we are in our fall season so call ahead
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