Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Neighborhood: Flatbush
Type of Place: Outdoor Spaces


Founded in 1910, Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is an independent nonprofit institution committed to education, research, and the display of horticulture. BBG serves communities in New York City and internationally through its world-class gardens, extensive research collections, and numerous educational and community programs. Situated on 52 acres in the heart of Brooklyn, the Garden is home to over 12,000 kinds of plants and hosts more than 725,000 visitors annually. Brooklyn Botanic Garden is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Garden is closed on Mondays except public holidays. General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens (65 and older) and students with ID (with special pricing during Sakura Matsuri). Children under 12, all school groups, and Garden members are admitted free at all times. Visitor entrances are at Flatbush Avenue, 990 Washington Avenue, and Eastern Parkway. For directions, please visit Learn what’s happening at Brooklyn Botanic Garden at, read the Garden’s blog at, and see photos of current botanical highlights at

  - emilymt 5/3/12

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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Cherry Blossom Time at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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