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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458
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+1 718-817-8700
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace...

Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. 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).

Getting to the Garden is easy!

Public Transportation

The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info

Driving

The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.

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Fairly nice off season visit....

A few trees budding, a few bulbs in bloom...at least it was a sunny, dry day.. Food in the cafe was good as always although costly..the gift shop has gorgeous things..this is a... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A few trees budding, a few bulbs in bloom...at least it was a sunny, dry day.. Food in the cafe was good as always although costly..the gift shop has gorgeous things..this is a lot of walking if you want to see it all, but we enjoyed it. Hint is to look ahead to see when there are free or reduced... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

always a Bronx favorite - the place is beautiful and inspires the imagination. Come spend the day walking the gardens you wont regret it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the orchid show on a sunny weekend in Feb., not realizing it was the opening of the orchid show. We looked online closely at the admission and it stated $25.00 for adults; if you use MasterCard you get a 10% discount. So we went with our MasterCard in hand and were told at the gate that it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Orchard Show 2017 excellent as always. There is always something in bloom here. I come several times a year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Their programming, educational classes, special exhibits and train show are among the best in the world! They do research and are environmentally friendly. Check out the conservatory!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Buy tickets on line. If you love it, before you leave, apply ticket cost towards membership. Membership benefits: - free parking ($15 otherwise) - 20% off at gift shop on day 1, 10% other times Went for Orchid Show in main conservatory, but there is so much more: A) movie on vanilla, an orchid, in Ross Halll B) talk on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When it comes to flowers, I don't know a Begonia from a Buttercup. But I do know that an afternoon stroll thru the Orchid Show at NYBG, held annually in February - April, will put you in a better mood. The beauty of the flowers and plants added to the serenity of the setting (in the center of the Bronx)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always nice to see the train show at the New York Botanical Gardens.It has been improved this year. It's especially nice for young children as well as grandparents

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to visit. There's a nature trail leading to a waterfall. So relaxing to walk the beautiful grounds or visit the Children's Garden, the rock garden. I'm a school teacher who takes her class there 3 to 4 times a year. There's so much to see and do right in the Bronx.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I (at this point we are close friends in addition to family) go whenever we want to walk around and talk. We love the holiday train show, the Halloween scarecrow exhibit, and all of their other seasonal displays. It's such a beautiful place.

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