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
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

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

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Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Spring: Sunday, June 1, 2014
Summer: Saturday, July 12 & August 2, 2014
2–3 p.m. & 3:30–4:30 p.m

Free with Garden Admission | Preregistration Encouraged

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden on a special behind-the-scenes tour and then make a tasty seasonal garden treat.

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Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Members-Only Children’s Garden Insider Tours

Wednesdays: June 18, July 23, August 20, 2014
6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Free for members | Preregistration Required

Take a peek inside BBG’s historic Children’s Garden—a special place where for the past 100 years only children participating in our season-long horticulture programs have had access.

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Native Plants Guided Tour

Native Plants Guided Tour

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014 | 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

Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, 6–8:30 p.m.

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Admission

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

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Directions

150 Eastern Parkway
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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