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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, NY 10458
Phone Number: +1 718-817-8700
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Walking
Description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a...
Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). Getting to the Garden is easy! Public Transportation The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info Driving The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.
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Amazing place, well worth a visit.

We spent a few hours here today and had a great time. The Frida Kahlo exhibition was really good too and the staff were very helpful and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We spent a few hours here today and had a great time. The Frida Kahlo exhibition was really good too and the staff were very helpful and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were blessed with a sunny and cool afternoon and decided to visit the Botanical Garden. The venue is huge, and beautifully structured and very well kept. It was a busy Saturday of Memorial Day weekend with a special Frida Kahlo exhibit. Lot's of botanical exhibits to please my wife with lot's of open space and places to relax for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely and welcoming grounds with over 1,000,000 specimens of plants. There is a lot to see and enjoy. Terrific for families. There are 3 eateries, two fancy and one casual, with excellent food. I especially appreciated the many benches for sitting and enjoying the beds. Bring bottled water; there are not enough places to get it easily. Bring your walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Visitors or locals alike. A day at the garden would be pleasant for all. There is always a special event ready for your viewing in the conservatory and the library that usually spills out into different areas of the garden. But even without a special event a visit here will not disappoint. The children's area is wonderful and there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

One really requires a full day here at the New York Botanical Garden. Absolutley superb day out with the Spring Flowers already out (Ahead of Kew Gardens in London) The Green houses with the wonderful Cactus Plants, Orchids are well worth a visit. Take the small train around the park as it's around 350 Acres and you might get somewhat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Free on Wednesdays, the Botanical Gardens are right next door to the Bronx Zoo. So you might want to make it a double whammy. Da Bronx's Little Italy is also in the 'hood! Cappuccino alfresco anyone?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is just a not miss. The oldest untouched woods in New York City. Beautiful waterfall, wonderful grounds and hot house. Food is great and you can have wine outside. Who can ask for more. After walk over to Arthur Ave for dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We LOVE the NYBG! My husband and I recently moved close by and the garden has stolen my heart! The flowers this spring were breath-taking and there is always something interesting going on- for all ages! From live music to garden tours to poetry walks to dance performances, this place has so any activities to do. Even without doing any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Always something to feast your eyes at the Bronx Botanical gardens! The magnificent gardens combined with wonderful extras such as music, art and poetry, make this a must see spot in NYC!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We arrived on Saturday around noon and there was not a massive crowd - which we expected! The following self-guided wandering took us about 3-4 hours. You can't go wrong grabbing a beer when you walk in then mosing around through the vast grounds! We spent a lot of time in the conservatory which had beautiful tropical plants (finish your... More 

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