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New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153
+1 718-817-8700
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Located in the Bronx, just 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via Metro North Railroad, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year and a must-see destination for NYC visitors. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). NYBG is the perfect excursion for visitors looking to experience the natural beauty of New York City.
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2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153
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"holiday train show"
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"plants and flowers"
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"grand central station"
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Reviewed yesterday

Every year the NY Botanical Garden organizes special exhibits which are real treasures. This year one was an orchid show which was spectacular. The exhibits range from small individual plants to massing of blossoms that are very impactful. I went to my first orchid show...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I spent a wonder time with a friend of mine at the NY Botanical Gardens yesterday. We got to see the wonderful library where the paintings and letters are on display. The conservatory had a great display of Hawaiian flora that complemented the O'keefe tropical...More

Thank YOLIENewYork
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take the metro to the west side of the Bronx. Enjoy a walk in the Bronx ending at Botanical garden. Start with getting an overview of the garden by taking the little train. (no extra cost, it is included in the price of your entrance...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After hitting all of the NYC tourist spots, it was relaxing to spend a day at the NYBG. Covering a large area with changing topography, the NYBG thoughtfully provides a tram to move visitors among sites. The rose garden and conservatory were especially note-worthy, and...More

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Scenic. Tranquil. Nice for a good nature walk. Sat with the kids in the grass and enjoyed lunch during a recent field trip. Nice place to spend a lazy day.

Thank D W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botanical Garden was a happening place at night with many fabulous Chihuly displays scattered throughout the Gardens. For special exhibits like this, be sure to buy tickets ahead of time. Be prepared to do a lot of walking to make the most of the...More

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents and I came here on a Saturday in the summer. The place was pretty crowded because it was such a nice day. We had a great time strolling through the gardens, looking at all the beautiful plants. My favorite part was the rose...More

Thank farrelma
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most amazing things about the New York Botanical Garden is that you leave the noisy city streets and, within a few hundred feet of the park entrance, you can't believe there's a city outside it. The quiet is so complete, and it's...More

Thank Newf-on-the-loose
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an Uber on Saturday from Manhattan to the Botanical Garden in the Bronx. It was so far, we almost didn't go, but SO glad we did - it was awesome! They were featuring Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings of Hawaii. There were Hawaiian plants and...More

Thank GG12014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the New York Botanical Garden. We purchased online tickets to see the special Georgia O’Keeffe art exhibit which was spectacular. We had seen her gallery in Santa Fe, but never seen her Hawaiian collection which is currently displayed here....More

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Jean S
19 April 2018|
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Response from Patricia V | Reviewed this property |
Mother's Day weekend is historically he best time in our area. With the effects of global warming, it might be a little earlier.
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ajrbjr615
1 March 2018|
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Response from NYBG | Property representative |
You can see the show anytime during Garden hours from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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Jamie C
14 January 2018|
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
The entire garden is open before and after the special shows, and is remarkable.
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