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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Address: 990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone Number:
+1 718-623-7200
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden situated on 52 acres in...

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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Birthday Walk

Chilly morning walk through the gardens on my birthday. No one around. The crocus' are up; Spring is almost here. Lovely.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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arlington, va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chilly morning walk through the gardens on my birthday. No one around. The crocus' are up; Spring is almost here. Lovely.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved the different flowers- they were so beautiful and also the ducks that are in the pond. Fresh place for romance, reflection and memory making

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San Ramon, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most trees and plants are dormant this time of year, early February, so there is not much color and not much in bloom. During our weekday visit it was quiet and peaceful with a few school groups of children, a nice walk but not much to see. The Japanese garden is serene and the conservatory has some interesting plants. Next... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place at anytime of the year. Lots of things to see here. A relaxing and peaceful place. We had an enjoyable time.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a nice calm around the garden. Nice place to relax with your thoughts, even with no flowers as yet it's still a nice place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring nice walking shoes or flats that are comfy since you will do lots of walking. I like the idea to draw your favorite flowers and plants. So much fun!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens is a little piece of tranquility and escape. It is worth visiting at any time of year, but especially in spring for the cherry blossom festival. There are lots of events around the year and lots of different areas to visit - the Japanese garden is a special favorite.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rain or shine. Snow or sun. This place offers beauty, style and education. The shop is great, the food at the cafe ok, but the natural beauty and design elements of the Garden are what make it so special. Free tours on weekends. Don't miss the bonsai museum or the Japanese garden. Special events to celebrate Sakura Matsui - the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit.. Gorgeous flowers in the spring.. Tourists will love this and should not miss out when visiting New York..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best times of the year to visit in order to take full advantage of the changing colors of the leaves. Both breathtaking and beautiful, you can really enjoy all the gardens have to offer without dealing with the major crowds often seen other times of the year.

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