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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
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+1 718-817-8700
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace...

Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills.

Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April).

Getting to the Garden is easy!

Public Transportation

The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info

Driving

The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.

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This is the best garden ever!

Their programming, educational classes, special exhibits and train show are among the best in the world! They do research and are environmentally friendly. Check out the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Their programming, educational classes, special exhibits and train show are among the best in the world! They do research and are environmentally friendly. Check out the conservatory!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Buy tickets on line. If you love it, before you leave, apply ticket cost towards membership. Membership benefits: - free parking ($15 otherwise) - 20% off at gift shop on day 1, 10% other times Went for Orchid Show in main conservatory, but there is so much more: A) movie on vanilla, an orchid, in Ross Halll B) talk on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When it comes to flowers, I don't know a Begonia from a Buttercup. But I do know that an afternoon stroll thru the Orchid Show at NYBG, held annually in February - April, will put you in a better mood. The beauty of the flowers and plants added to the serenity of the setting (in the center of the Bronx)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's always nice to see the train show at the New York Botanical Gardens.It has been improved this year. It's especially nice for young children as well as grandparents

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit. There's a nature trail leading to a waterfall. So relaxing to walk the beautiful grounds or visit the Children's Garden, the rock garden. I'm a school teacher who takes her class there 3 to 4 times a year. There's so much to see and do right in the Bronx.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My mom and I (at this point we are close friends in addition to family) go whenever we want to walk around and talk. We love the holiday train show, the Halloween scarecrow exhibit, and all of their other seasonal displays. It's such a beautiful place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my children to the past holiday season's train show. We went there 9 years ago also, but the quality and craftsmanship were much higher this season. Adults can find the detailed miniature buildings fascinating and kids had fun finding familiar structures and trains in a smaller world. They also had Thomas holiday show with no extra cost, and... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's so relaxing when I visit the gardens the beautiful colors the smelliest just a calming experience it's one of my favorite places to visit from spring to Christmas with the trains can't wait for spring again.

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nature lovers visiting in summer will enjoy the birds, including nesting Great Horned Owls, Wood Thrushes, and Hairy Woodpeckers in the forest, and Eastern Phoebes and Wood Ducks nesting near the Twin Lakes, as well as many migratory birds in spring and fall. In winter the NYBG is one of the best places in NYC to find Rusty Blackbirds, and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Come in spring for magnolias, cherry blossoms and tulips! The orchid show, starting every February through April, is also not to be missed. Imagine an old time Victorian greenhouse packed full of gorgeous orchids in a semi jungle habitat - refreshing and inspiring.

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