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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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"chihuly exhibit"
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"frida kahlo"
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"haupt conservatory"
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"natural materials"
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"christmas train"
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"tram ride"
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"new york"
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"free tram"
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"full bloom"
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"plants and flowers"
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"grand central station"
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"special exhibits"
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"year round"
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"an oasis"
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"beautiful grounds"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my first time seeing the Train Show and it will NOT be my last! It was spectacular!! It was not only enjoyable for the young children but adults were in awe with the artwork and details! I will certainly go again!! Truly amazing...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was THRILLED on my first official visit to the NYBG. The atmosphere was friendly, the staff were courteous (& cute 😉), the grounds were well manicured, & the Chihuly pieces were breathtaking 👌🏾 Visiting the New York Botanical Gardens is highly recommended on your...More

Thank Theo B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to see the Chihuly exhibit. Beautifully displayed in the gardens and in the arboretum. Docent tour was informative and fun. Tram ride gave a great overview. Great shop and cafe too.

Thank AandB1979
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful day my friend and I had walking through the Chihuly Exibit. The staff was very attentive and service at the restaurant was wonderful. The gift shop had many items reasonably priced to take home for a memory. Would highly recommend going to...More

Thank donnal162
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at the Botanical Garden for the train show at the end of Dec. which was expectacular! all the Christmas lights and decorations were still available to see. I have also being here for the orchid show another fantastic event.

Thank cremebrulee960
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Grandpa Joe would come here in the 30's when he was ill and dying from WWI injuries. He'd sit on the steps of the Conservatory -- my Grandmother Lucia took his photo, which I treasure. Mom, Sis, Nonna and I would go there in...More

Thank aattura
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(Note: Grounds admission, which excludes the Conservatory, is free on Wednesday's.) I love this Garden! Every aspect of it is awesome and I could spend days exploring. Each time I visit, I see something new and I’m always in heaven wandering the park. This visit,...More

Thank NieSam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautifully maintained botanical garden, inside and out. The medicinal plant exhibit was quite educational. The grounds are lovely, especially a sunny day like today.

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suggested by a friend who lived in NYC for many years, we ventured up to the Bronx for the Holiday Train Show. It was breathtaking. So unique, like nothing we'd ever seen. And although it was winter, we took the actual train around the park...More

Thank Tiffany H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to the orchid show for two consecutive years and it’s amazing. The visual displays of the cascading orchids are stunning and breathtaking. Perfect for the chilly winter drabness!

Thank Melissa P
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Jamie C
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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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6 January 2018|
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Response from sciguy J | Reviewed this property |
The gift shop is right at the main entrance and readily accessible. Can’t imagine why you couldn’t go right there.
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