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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
Sat - Sun 10:00 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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A reprieve from a hot and humid summer day

The cool breeze while sitting under a tree was a surprise reprieve from a humid day. Watching people looking at the fishes gives me a nostalgic feeling and remembered the island... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The cool breeze while sitting under a tree was a surprise reprieve from a humid day. Watching people looking at the fishes gives me a nostalgic feeling and remembered the island of Culion. Brooklyn Botanical garden is a must see place in Brooklyn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk in you forget that you are in New York City. Beautiful trees, walkways, secret little gardens and the flowers are fantastic. Do stop by the Japanese gardens. The green houses filled with tropical plants or the desert plants must be on your list to stop in. There is also a very nice lunch cafe but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went the weekend before the cherry blossom festival and the weather wasn't great. We went on Saturday morning so it was free. We enjoyed it but it was kind of boring. I wouldn't make a special trip but that's just me. I would not pay for this. The kids had fun as they got to run around a bit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to the gardens many times. Each season of the year brings different flowers and foliage to the gardens. In the spring is the Cherry Blossom Festival and lilacs. In early summer the roses are in bloom mid to late summer you have to water lilies and the fall brings pretty colors to the gardens as well. The... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Botanical Gardens is a great place to get away from the city without leaving the city. Each part of the year provides different blooms to enjoy (while the blossoming cherry trees are the most vibrant and my favorite).

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Thank Jeffrey L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love the BBG! It's pretty much my backyard. The landscape design is beautiful and intelligent. There is always something new to see. My favorite trips are when the lilacs are in bloom and when the rose garden is in full glamour and odor. The food is always excellent - don't be put off by the line. Bring a book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spring flowers, daffodil hill, magnolia court; some of the finest. But even in the depths of winter, there are the greenhouses and Christmas lights. There're also one day and longer courses at cheap prices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walked to the Gardens and entered at the north end and eventually exited by the south end and trained home. Big, spacious gardens, lots of separated but large open areas, well maintained paths and often very pretty and relaxing vistas. Well worth walking through and taking children, both for the active ball-kicking and chasing and just running around in very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

very relaxing and peaceful;great flowers nice smells and sights. my favorite place as a teen when working next door at brooklyn public library. went to cousins wedding there too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a very special place, don't miss it if you are in Brooklyn. Located directly behind the Brooklyn Museum, this place features an incredible array of flowers, trees, ponds and spaces for taking in the colors, scents of the gardens. It is truly a quiet little oasis in a bustling city.

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