A 250 acre urban Eden in the Bronx, the New York Botanical Garden is one of the world's leading horticultural and educational resources.
The New York Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest botanical gardens in the world. The National Landmark's 50 speciality garden and plant collections comprise more than one million plants set amid 40 acres of old growth forest punctuated by dramatic rock formations, waterfalls, ponds and wetlands.
You are sure to be captivated by the 2,700 aromatic specimens of rose in Peggy Rockefeller's Rose Garden or you can relax by the cascades and enjoy thousands of delicate alpine flowers in the T.H. Everett Rock Garden. The centrepiece of the New York Botanical Garden is the exquisite Haupt Conservatory, a Victorian style glasshouse featuring several permanent exhibitions and two galleries dedicated to seasonal flower shows, including the world famous Orchid Show held annually in March and April. With exhibits dedicated to native plants, annuals, perennials, bulbs, orchids, daylilies, irises, peonies, tulips, daffodils and many more, there is a garden for all seasons and tastes to be enjoyed.
Little ones will enjoy the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, a 12 acre indoor-outdoor interactive center with a giant animal topiaries, boulder maze and a hands-on plant discover center. The Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden provides educational sessions teaching techniques to plant, cultivate and harvest flowers and vegetables. Beth's Maze, a 900 square foot labyrinth of hedges offers a challenge for kids of all ages.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: New York Botanical GardenFee: From: $31.31 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations
Explore the New York Botanical Garden at your own pace with an All-Garden Pass to this premier attraction, a National Historic Landmark located in the Bronx. Wander on foot or take an included tram tour through the cultivated grounds of New York’s greatest living museum, whose 250 acres (101 hectares) depict America’s northeastern landscapes. This All-Garden Pass gives you access to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, special exhibitions, the Everett Children's Adventure Garden and the seasonal Rock Garden.Upgrade your ticket a take a VIP private tour of the garden (accommodates up to 5 guests)
Free Entry with a New York City Explorer Pass
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Category: Botanical Gardens
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: (718) 817-8700
Michelle B. Nov-24-2019
As a tourist this place is definitely better than trying to visit Central Park "gardens" - Not sure if it's year round or May- September, but military (AD)... Read More
Krista M. Sep-19-2019
NYB Garden in the Bronx is just lovely. There is lots to see and a great way to spend the day. Be prepared to walk, however there is a tram that can help... Read More
Kenny R. Aug-26-2019
I absolutely love this place! The first time I went it was just for the holiday train exhibit, but I ended up becoming a member as I knew that I'd be back.... Read More
Accommodations near New York Botanical Garden:
|Subway or Railroad Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|B, D or 4||Bedford Park Blvd||16 minutes|
|Metro-North Railroad||Botanical Garden Station||3 minutes|
How to get to New York Botanical Garden by Subway or Railroad
Take the B, D, or 4 train to Bedford Park Blvd then walk downhill (southeast) eight blocks to the end of Bedford Park Blvd and turn left on Southern Blvd for one block, arriving at the Mosholu Gate entrance (20 minutes). Alternately you can take the BX26 bus from Bedford Park Blvd Station to the entrance.
You can also take the Metro-North Railroad from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan to Botanical Garden Station which is right across the road from the Mosholu Gate entrance. This is about a 20 minute train ride.
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