Membership

Enjoy four glorious seasons of Brooklyn Botanic Garden, plus special benefits reserved for members only. Most important, membership supports the Garden’s beautiful plant displays and essential education and outreach programs that are vital to BBG’s mission.

Note: Visiting today? Your purchase confirmation email will provide you immediate, unlimited admission as a member. Guest passes won't be available right away—you will receive them in the mail in about two weeks.

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General Membership Levels

Individual $65

Unlimited free admission to BBG without waiting in ticket lines. Plus, enjoy members-only extended summer hours, sunset picnics, great discounts, Garden Cocktail Nights, seasonal bloom alerts, and much more.

Membership Benefits
  • Free, unlimited admission for 1 adult for 12 months
  • Free admission for children 17 and under
  • Free admission for 1 adult to members’ events
  • Free admission for 1 adult to both days of Sakura Matsuri and all other BBG festivals
  • 1 BBG membership card
  • 1 single-time-use guest pass for general admission and members’ events (not valid on festival days)
  • 10% discount at the Garden Shop and at BBG’s café
  • Discounts on adult and children’s classes
  • Seasonal bloom alerts
  • Subscription to Plants & Gardens newsletter and monthly members’ e-news
  • Library borrowing privileges and 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, unlimited admission for 2 adults for 12 months
  • Free admission for children 17 and under
  • Free admission for 2 adults to members’ events
  • Free admission for 2 adults to both days of Sakura Matsuri and all other BBG festivals
  • 2 BBG membership cards
  • 2 single-time-use guest passes for general admission and members’ events (not valid on festival days)
  • 2 single-time-use parking passes
  • 10% discount at the Garden Shop and at BBG’s café
  • Discounts on adult and children’s classes
  • Seasonal bloom alerts
  • Subscription to Plants & Gardens newsletter and monthly members’ e-news
  • Library borrowing privileges and 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 every time you visit and more.

Friends & Family Membership Benefits
  • All Dual membership benefits, plus...
  • 2 additional adults admitted free every time you visit (including festival and members’ events)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (4 total)
  • 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.

Contributor $250

All benefits of Friends & Family membership, plus enhanced access and exclusive benefits, including early-morning hours during peak bloom times, choice of Signature Plant, seasonal events, and more.

Contributor Membership Benefits
  • All Friends & Family membership benefits, plus...
  • Full-color BBG calendar
  • Invitation to annual spring reception and choice of 1 Signature Plant
  • Invitations to insider talks, programs, and seasonal tours
  • Early-morning hours during peak bloom times on the first weekend of the month (May through September)
  • $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 every time you visit (4 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (6 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (6 total)
  • Choice of an additional Signature Plant (2 total)
  • $436 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 every time you visit (6 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use guest passes (8 total)
  • 2 additional single-time-use parking passes (8 total)
  • Invitation for 2 to a private Garden event and reception
  • $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 Sakura Matsuri Preview Party
  • Individual gift membership for a friend
  • Unlimited admission for guests
  • Unlimited parking for a year
  • $1,170 and up tax deductible
Learn more about the President's Circle ›

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

Give the gift with four-season appeal! Your friends and family can experience the Garden’s beauty with the gift of membership at the Individual level and above. And the bonus? Your membership gift serves the community and far beyond. Membership supports BBG’s horticultural displays, outreach programs, and educational initiatives for children and adults.

Double Your Impact

Many companies will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Learn More ›

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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