Get inspired in BBG’s expanded Discovery Garden!
Kids of all ages can explore habitats, uncover plant mysteries, and learn about garden wildlife at fun, hands-on exhibits throughout the garden.
Events & Activities
Saturdays & Sundays | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
September 19–November 1, 2015
No programs September 26; October 10, 11, 24
Tuesdays | 9:30–10:30 a.m.
September 15–October 27, 2015
Thursdays | 4–5:30 p.m.
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015
Meet at Discovery Garden Pavilion
School and Camp Group Visits to the Discovery Garden
Students make their own nature discoveries and sharpen science skills as they explore the garden’s habitats and visit interactive exhibits. There is plenty to touch, smell, and investigate in this hands-on garden.
Before your visit, download the Discovery Garden Visit Guide (pdf).
Tuesday–Friday | 10 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
October 6–November 6, 2015
Groups visiting during peak hours can participate in volunteer-led Discovery stations. On inclement weather days, groups may still visit the Discovery Garden, but Discovery stations will not be available. Call 718-623-7200, extension 7801, to check weather cancellation status.
To register for a time slot, call 718-623-7220.
12:30 p.m.–Closing | October 6–November 6, 2015
Plus All Day September 1–October 5, November 6, 2015–April 5, 2016
First Come, First Served
During off-peak afternoons and the winter season, group visits to the Discovery Garden are first come, first served, no preregistration needed.
Major Supporters, Discovery Programs