Brooklyn Botanic Garden
847 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours.
Tips from locals
A piece of quiet heaven in the middle of one of the worlds busiest cities. The beautiful grounds include a few conservatories, a children's garden, a garden of aromatic herbs and flowers for the blind and an authentic Japanese garden. In spring the Cherry Blossoms esplanade rivals Washington, D.C.
Free Fridays - 8 AM - 12 PM (March- November) Free Weekdays (December-February)
Those searching for a little peace and quiet would do well to spend a few hours at this verdant oasis. The garden, which abuts two other neighborhood gems—The Brooklyn Museum and Prospect Park—was founded in 1910 and features hundreds of types of flora, laid out over 52 acres. Each spring, crowds…
It’s beautiful for a walk. Or in enjoy a delicious weekend Brunch in a delightful garden atmosphere.
This is one of our personal favorites. This botanical garden is good to visit during all seasons. In springtime you can enjoy the cherry blossom trees, in summer the expansive rose garden, and in fall the beautiful changing leaves. They have a whole indoor room just full of bonsai trees!
One of the best botanical garden I have visited. It has the ability to transport you through the desert, tropics, and even to Asia. It arrives on Fridays 8am until noon which is free.
One of the best botanical garden I have visited. It has the ability to transport you through the desert, tropics, and even to Asia. It is free on Fridays between 8am and noon. (March- November 2019)
The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens is a little sister to the Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. Do not confuse the two. In Brooklyn you will find lovely paths and specimens of all things growing in the Northeast, it is relatively contained. It is beautiful in the Spring, but less enchanting in the heat of…