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Address: 43 - 50 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355
Phone Number: 718-886-3800
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Queens Botanical Garden is a 39-acre urban oasis where people, plants and...

Queens Botanical Garden is a 39-acre urban oasis where people, plants and cultures meet. Visit our delightful gardens that include a Fragrance Walk, Cherry Circle, Woodland & Wetland Garden, Herb Garden, Floral Border, Perennial Beds, a sustainably-managed Rose Garden, and a stunning Wedding Garden. QBG offers innovative environmental education programs for schoolchildren, plus workshops for children, adults and the whole family where you can learn about composting, tree care, nature photography, bird watching, gardening and even glass painting. Join us for one of our seasonal festivals – Arbor Fest in Spring, Summer Solstice Celebration in June, Harvest Fest in October, and Winter Solstice & Holiday Market in December! QBG is easily accessible via public transportation – the 7 train to Main Street/Flushing as well as the Q44 and Q20 buses. Our innovative Parking Garden is open April through October (parking fee applies).

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Free entry Wednesday afternoons

I visited 2 weeks ago when admission was free (Wednesday 3-5pm). I have previously visited the New York & Brooklyn botanical gardens and the Queens version doesn't really compare... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Mrslynseyjane
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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136 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Even in mid fall the roses were still blooming. This was an awesome walk around the park and fun to see how well preserved everything is. The tree leaves were many colors from yellow to dried brown. The fountains were not on as they only operate in the summer. Well kept, clean and a nice outdoor thing to do.

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Thank SuzeeQL
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Visit this botanical garden just because it's near my home. I thought less travel time would bring more happiness to my mom n kids. There is few dollar of enterance fee also. But the garden seems cared by no-one. Grass grow every where. Blocked by constructon.. so bad..

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Thank BK S
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100 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I visited 2 weeks ago when admission was free (Wednesday 3-5pm). I have previously visited the New York & Brooklyn botanical gardens and the Queens version doesn't really compare. It is more like a large park. There are a variety of trees and plants, but there isn't much land to meander around for a walk. The visitors center/shop is also... More 

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Thank Mrslynseyjane
NYC
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98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is always a great location to spend time with kids and educate them while having fun. The collection is amazing, the cafe/restaurants are great and also the gift store. My favorite is the train show during Christmas holidays, kids love this. Prepare to spend all day there.

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Thank Fotografos1
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

On August 21,2002 we legally became WED and shared the the rest of the day at Flushings Botanical gardens. Well 13 years later we went back to where it started and we were blown away with the changes they made without our permission. New Yorks city parks a,re second to none and this. Space that we hold so dear is... More 

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Thank Olawale61
New York
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54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I recently discovered the Queens Botanical Gardens, an unexpected delight for all to share. Minimal admission fee allows you to enjoy the grounds. New marketing team very eager to put this venue in the Queen map. Current orchid show is a beautiful partnership between Taiwan and the Gardens.

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Thank flores0403
Shanghai Region, China
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Used to be free , but the good side of this is now it has much less visitors. It is not big , it has several entrance , but only the front gate is open , so even if you parked in their parking lot which is on the next adjacent street, you still have to walk all around to... More 

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Thank wowcafe-shanghai
Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Little place of heaven in the middle of bustling neighborhood. Reminder of how lovely a quiet little garden can be, Pack a picnic, bring the kids. Especially in Spring when the tulips are blooming.

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Thank Agentnumber99_99
Valley Stream, New York
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114 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A wonderful garden just next to the crowded Chinese community, a quiet garden to enjoy the beautiful flower and trees.and good picnic area,we was there for a celebration of the Colombia festival independence day we have a great time,recommended for any occasion

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Thank Roberto L
Texas
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good place to take a walk and do some photo opportunities sessions. Wedding reception that we attended was not very ideal.

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