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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Place Type

Park

Phone

+1 718-623-7200

Website

http://bbg.org/

Opening hours

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30

Description

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is a botanical garden in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. Founded in 1910, and located in the Prospect Park neighborhood, the 52-acre (21 ha) garden includes a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden", plant collections and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery. The Garden holds over 14,000 taxa of plants and each year has over 900,000 visitors.