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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...more
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I really can't give the BBG less than a 5 rating because it's in a sense a seasonal venue. In the Spring you'll have all sorts of plants in bloom, as well as the cherry trees giving you a very impressive display. Of course, there...More
This was on my must do list for our trip to New York. It was a nice stroll, quiet and beautiful. Not particularly exciting for little kids, but just what I needed after the hustle and bustle of the city.
As others have mentioned, timing is important for garden visits. We went the last week in September and most flowers were well past their prime or gone completely.
It's a large area and significant walking is required. Due to the spread of the place it...More
The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is a must visit for visitors to the great borough of Brooklyn. I have lived in Brooklyn most of my life and the Botanical Garden remains a place of beauty and serenity right in the middle of a large, and very...More
I swear that the gardens just keep getting better with every season. I walked the gardens in the beginning of October and there are still things blooming here. The pathways were lined with colorful fall blooming flowers by the fountains and the bees and butterflies...More
A lovely tranquil garden to visit n the city. $15 to enter, lots of paths and trails and different gardens to see, including some glass houses, a cafe with delicious food and plenty of open space. The Japanese garden is a must see, set round...More
What a day!! We were fortunate enough to visit the gardens during their Chili Fest and it was an absolutely wonderful day. Tons of vendors all over the place with hot and savory salsa, spices, dips and spreads. Terrific music all day on two (!!)...More
Free before 12 noon on the Friday I visited. Beautiful planting, vegetable garden too and great areas for kids to learn and play. Very well laid out. A shop and a cafe. Really like this place. Much smaller than the main New York botanical gardens...More