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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%
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“japanese garden” (252 reviews)
“rose garden” (148 reviews)
“cherry blossoms” (163 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
+1 718-623-7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is just next to Prospect Park and very close to Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Public Library. You can get a membership to visit anytime you want or you can pay $15(adult) or $8(student) for one time. Tuesday and Saturday is free. Must...More

Thank Dila İ
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wanted to see the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum and decided to visit the garden as well. It was a hot day so we were a little reluctant about whether it would be a good choice. Yes, it was hot, but the...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When I went there. They didn't shows any events, I walk around for one hour or so. I saw some flowers and trees the I got bored and left.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The vibrant colors and the aromatic air of roses in June , cherry blossom festival is the first week in June Japanese drummers take you on a spiritual journey , perfect time to stroll thru the gardens

Thank souldawtah
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hard to believe that this oasis is in Brooklyn. 51 acres of plants, flowers, ponds, trees, paths. I very nice way to spend a few hours. There are several buildings that can be toured no matter what the weather is. Would be good to get...More

Thank ellie2newjersey
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botanic Gardens is a beautiful spot for a quiet stroll through beautiful gardens. Highlights are the cherry blossoms, magnolias and lilacs in the spring and the rose garden later in the season. The Japanese garden is also a must see. It is always best...More

Thank MIchelle D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice gardens to walk around in the heart of Brooklyn. Feels tranquil. Lay out on the gardens with the cherry trees or explore the conservatories. Not as big as the Bronx but plenty to keep you busy

Thank martynsnook
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blossoms were in full bloom and as it was a Friday we were given a free ticket to view as we were all seniors. This is a delightful green space in NYC, we wondered for hours and ate well too at one of the snack...More

Thank vandasin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a lovely place in the midst of a big city. So much to see and so much variety. I really loved the Japanese Garden, but the herb garden, and the scents garden were close to favorites as well. Easy to get around...More

Thank NavarroCanoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to while away a few hours in a peaceful environment and escape from the stress of a large city ,a visit to Brooklyn Botanic Garden will not disappoint. This place is a little gem and it has even got some decent places...More

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Balquees S
April 12, 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
July 25, 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
May 21, 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