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Membership

Membership

Memberships purchased on this page will not have active ticket privileges for 2–3 days. If you’d like to reserve a ticket immediately, please join by selecting a visit time on ShowClix.

If you purchased or renewed a membership while the Garden was closed, your membership packet will arrive in the mail by the end of September. If you are not sure if your membership is active, lookup your membership status.

*Please note: Member guest passes will not be accepted at the entry gate for the remainder of 2020; all visitors must have a ticket. All guest passes issued from July onward will be valid for 18 months.

All Member Events and Discounts

Membership FAQ: Planning a Visit & General Membership Questions

General Membership Levels

Individual $65

Enjoy admission to BBG, members-only extended summer hours, weekly members’ eNewletters, members-only virtual events, great discounts, and more.

Membership Benefits
  • Free admission for 1 adult for 12 months
  • Free admission for children 17 and under
  • 1 BBG membership card
  • 1 single-time-use guest pass for general admission and members-only events* (valid in 2021)
  • 10% discount at the Garden Shop and at BBG’s cafés (reopening date TBD)
  • Discounts on adult and children’s classes
  • Subscription to Plants & Gardens newsletter and weekly members’ eNews
  • Use of the Gardener’s Help Line
  • Privileges at botanic gardens across the country
  • Discounts from local merchants
  • Fully tax deductible
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Dual $100

All the benefits of Individual membership for two, plus parking passes and an extra guest pass*.

Dual Membership Benefits
  • Free admission for 2 adults for 12 months
  • Free admission for children 17 and under
  • 2 BBG membership cards
  • 2 single-time-use guest passes for general admission and members-only events* (not valid until 2021)
  • 2 single-time-use parking passes
  • 10% discount at the Garden Shop and at BBG’s cafés (reopening TBD)
  • Discounts on adult and children’s classes
  • Subscription to Plants & Gardens newsletter and weekly members’ eNews
  • Use of the Gardener’s Help Line
  • Privileges at botanic gardens across the country
  • Discounts from local merchants
  • $86 tax deductible
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Friends & Family $175

All Dual membership benefits, plus, bring two guests free each time you visit—including members-only hour and events!

Friends & Family Membership Benefits
  • All Dual membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free every time you visit (including members’ hours)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (4 total, not valid until 2021)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (4 total)
  • $146 tax deductible
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Garden Circle

The Garden Circle is more than additional benefits—it is an investment in the future of the Garden. Your significant contribution will help Brooklyn Botanic Garden remain one New York City’s premier cultural institutions and an urban retreat for thousands of visitors and local residents, now and for years to come.

Learn More About Garden Circle Benefits

Contributor $250

All benefits of Friends & Family membership, plus enhanced access and exclusive benefits, including Signature Plant, seasonal events, and more.

Contributor Membership Benefits
  • All Friends & Family membership benefits, plus...
  • Full-color BBG calendar
  • Invitation for 2 to annual spring reception and 1 Signature Plant
  • Invitations to insider talks, programs, and seasonal tours (resuming in 2021)
  • Early-morning hours during peak bloom times on the first weekend of the month (resuming in 2021)
  • $196 tax deductible
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Supporter $500

All benefits of Contributor membership. Plus, share the Garden with more guests and receive a second Signature Plant.

Supporter Membership Benefits
  • All Contributor membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free each time you visit including members-only hours and events (4 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (6 total, not valid until 2021)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (6 total)
  • Additional Signature Plant (2 total)
  • $421 tax deductible
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Patron $750

Invest in the future of the Garden and receive all the benefits of Supporter membership, plus more parking and guest privileges and an invitation to a private event.

Patron Membership Benefits
  • All Supporter membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free each time you visit including members-only hours and events (6 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (8 total, not valid until 2021)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (8 total)
  • Invitation for 2 to a private Garden event and reception (2021)
  • $627 tax deductible
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President’s Circle $1,500 and up

Go behind the scenes with invitations to a private Garden tour, insider receptions and seasonal previews, and the annual President’s Circle Dinner.

President’s Circle Membership Benefits
  • Invitations to insider receptions and seasonal previews
  • Invitation for 2 to the annual President’s Circle Dinner
  • Invitation for 2 for private garden tour in tristate area
  • Invitation for 2 to Cherry Blossom Celebration
  • Individual gift membership for a friend
  • Unlimited admission for guests
  • Unlimited parking for a year
  • $1,170 and up tax deductible
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Chairman’s Circle $50,000 and up

The Chairman’s Circle has been created to recognize the distinguished individuals who form the philanthropic leadership of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Learn more about the Chairman’s Circle

Club, Library, and Institutional Memberships

Please call 718-623-7210 or email [email protected] for rates.

Gift Memberships

Your friends and family can experience the Garden’s beauty all year round with the gift of membership at the Individual level and above. As a bonus, your membership gift serves the community and far beyond.

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Contact Us

For more information about membership levels and benefits, including discounts for senior citizens, or to join by phone, call Membership at 718-623-7210 or email [email protected].

To join by mail, print and return this Membership Enrollment Form (PDF).

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