Garden Tours

Visitors take a chile pepper tour in the Herb Garden. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Celebrate the seasons with a spectacular tour at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, considered "the premier horticultural attraction in the region," by the New York Times. Seasonal Highlights tours are led by extensively trained Garden Guides.

Guided Tours

Weekend tours meet at the corner of Cherry Walk adjacent to the Visitor Center.
Weekday tours meet at Magnolia Plaza.

No reservations required; free with Garden admission.

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round | 1 p.m.
Saturdays in April and May | 11 a.m.
(except Saturday, April 26)
Tuesdays in April, May, June, and July | 1 p.m.

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Hanami Guided Tour: Flowering Cherries and Other Spring Blooms

Wednesdays, April 16, 23, 30; May 7 | 1 p.m.

Hanami is the Japanese tradition of cherry-blossom viewing. Celebrate it with a stroll through BBG’s renowned flowering cherry collection, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, and Plant Family Collection.

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Spring in Bloom Guided Tour

Spring in Bloom Guided Tour

Wednesdays, May 14, 21, 28 | 1 p.m.

Catch BBG’s burgeoning blossoms at their best in this Garden-wide guided walk.

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Roses and the Rose Family Guided Tour

Roses and the Rose Family Guided Tour

Wednesday, June 4, 11, 18, 25 | 1 p.m.

Enjoy the abundance of blossoms in the Cranford Rose Garden and at the Rose Arc Pool. Then learn about other members of the rose family (Rosaceae), including spirea, serviceberry, and even strawberries!

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Native Plants Guided Tour

Native Plants Guided Tour

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | 1 p.m.

Native plants are everywhere in the Garden! Join this expedition to see the many creative ways native plants are displayed on BBG’s grounds—especially in the expanded Native Flora Garden.

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Group Tours

Private group tours, led by Garden Guides, are available for a fee, Tuesday–Sunday by appointment. Call the Registration Office at 718-623-7220 to schedule a group tour. Tours are rain or shine.

  • Minimum 10 people
  • Adults, $15 per person
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Hours

Tuesday–Friday:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Mondays

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Admission

Members Free
Adults $10
Seniors (65 and over) $5
Students with a valid ID $5
Children under 12 Free
Special pricing for Sakura Matsuri

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150 Eastern Parkway
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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