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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Admission Ticket
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Admission Ticket
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225-1008
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+1 718-623-7200
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens very much. It occupies a large footprint and is relaxed enough to picture yourself not in the city while you're there. There are multiple garden types, with the rose garden, aquatic garden, and orchid rooms being my favorites. It's...More

Thank Geoeater
Reviewed 3 days ago

Right behind the Brooklyn Art Museum, this was a welcome respite. It’s very approachable with some very nicely arranged plantings. I doubt I would have gone out of my way but we happened to be at the Museum so it was a nice extra stop.

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Brooklyn, I was going to the excellent Bowie Exhibit next door and wanted some fresh air before going to the museum. I was disappointed by the gardens. They seemed quite sad and not really looked after that well. The gardens are...More

Thank yorkshireus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to see the Georgia O’Keefe exhibition in a lovely floral setting and took the subway from downtown to the Gardens in Brooklyn on a very hot summer day; only to discover it was on in the Bronx, an hour away. Feeling very disappointed,...More

Thank 16R25D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a conservatory for bonsai and one for cacti--too things you won't find outside everyday. There is a lovely Japanese garden. The staff are helpful. There is a lovely children's garden and a delightful fragrance garden. Don't miss the Brooklyn celebrity walk. Needs a...More

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful area to enjoy nature and peace in the middle of bustling city. I wish we could have spent more time there. I was surprised that me teenagers seemed to really enjoy it. Maybe even ore than the shopping! Maybe....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is very beautiful park..on every area are safe and have beauty.best place for picture and spend good time

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit, definitely worth the trip to Brooklyn. It is enormous size, you can spend whole day.

Thank M J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BBG is known for its occasional festivals and special occasions, so check their calendar online for those and also to find out what’s in bloom at the moment, on which they keep careful watch. If you’re looking for serenity though, go during the week...More

1  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was beautiful The flowers were in bloom and the grass was green. If you suffer from allergies stay away

Thank Vermalyn
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poet4u
28 April 2018|
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Response from miaposta | Reviewed this property |
Washington Avenue ---main entrance is fine.
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Kathy R
3 April 2018|
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Response from BugsBrooklyn | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking adjacent to BBG off Washington Avenue. Parking is generally a problem on weekdays, but can be on weekends. I think that the best bet in coming from Pa. is over the Verrazano Bridge and onto the... More
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Yasaswini S
3 April 2018|
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Response from KLPBklyn | Reviewed this property |
It’s worth going to if you like festivals. If you want a peaceful visit to a lovely garden, go another time, as it’s crowded during Sakura Matsuri. Buy tickets in advance if you’re going. Don’t really know if one entrance is... More
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