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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Address: 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
Phone Number: +1 718-623-7200
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Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers weddings & private event catering at the...

Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers weddings & private event catering at the The Palm House and Atrium, in a beautiful New York City garden, outdoor dining setting.

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After a few days in the city I could feel my chlorophyll going a bit grey and smokey. This place brought me back though. Great soup too. The gift shop is also excellent but try... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a few days in the city I could feel my chlorophyll going a bit grey and smokey. This place brought me back though. Great soup too. The gift shop is also excellent but try not to enjoy it too much because if you do it means you were faking it in the actual gardens. Dan

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This garden is outstanding, It offers flowers and trees of various types. It is laid out perfectly and provides benches for relaxation so you can take in the wonderful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once you step in here you forget, and indeed, can't believe that you are in high density, urban Brooklyn. For a small fee you can wander through the landscaped pathways, and enter the indoor garden and experience different climates and their associated flowers, trees and vegetation. The bonsai collection is unique as is the Japanese garden, as serene and meditative... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From expansive rose collection to a large section of native plants, it's a calm oasis in the city. There's a discounted combination entry with the gardens and the Brooklyn Museum of Art....also very worth the effort.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Gardens in September, sadly we were a bit late in the season so missed the flowers. However still loved our visit. Japanese garden with Pond very relaxing. Loved going through the summerhouses. Very enjoyable day out and close to Prospect park and zoo. Would love to go back when plants are flowering. Highly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went by myself and had a really nice morning exploring and enjoying the place. Loved the interactive area they have for kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Check the website to see what's going on. Make sure to go to the internal exhibits to experience all the different types of weather climate plants. Stop by the 2 man made ponds to watch the fishes and lily pads when in season. Enjoy a seat inside the Japanese garden to see the turtles and ducks, bring bread. Cherry blossom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Tuesday, it's free to get into the garden. I love exploring this garden. Beautiful in Spring with the cherry blossoms and tulips. Summer is gorgeous with the rich green grass, Japanese lake and garden(my favorite) and rose garden. I also love the simulation of different habitats in the world. It's a full day of fun for families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little way out from Manhattan but well worth the trip especial if it is a nice day, plenty to see and great for kids as well. A lovely garden for all and there is charge for getting in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend a visit to this beautiful garden if you're a nature lover, however it takes a few hours to fully enjoy it. The gift shop is interesting but a tad high brow expensive. Pick a day that's not too hot, lunch first and skip the spendy over priced park food cafes because they aren't situated in scenic areas where... More 

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