Millions of blossoms, thousands of colors, hundreds of ways to enjoy.
Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800s, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display.
The mission of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is to serve all the people in its community and throughout the world by:
Displaying plants and practicing the high art of horticulture to provide a beautiful and hospitable setting for the delight and inspiration of the public. Engaging in research in plant sciences to expand human knowledge of plants, and disseminating the results to science professionals and the general public Teaching children and adults about plants at a popular level, as well as making available instruction in the exacting skills required to grow plants and make beautiful gardens. Reaching out to help the people of all our diverse urban neighborhoods to enhance the quality of their surroundings and their daily lives through the cultivation and enjoyment of plants. Seeking actively to arouse public awareness of the fragility of our natural environment, both local and global, and providing information about ways to conserve and protect it.
Tuesday-Friday: 8 am to 6 pm
Weekends and holidays: 10 am to 6 pm
Closed Monday (open holiday Mondays, except for Labor Day)
Tuesday-Friday: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Weekends and holidays: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Closed Monday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day (open holiday Mondays)
Steinhardt Conservatory, Visitor Center & Garden Gift Shop
Open every day the Garden is open:
April-September:10 am to 5:30 pm
October-March:10 am to 4 pm
The Garden is closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225