Hours & Admission

Hours & Admission

Advance tickets are recommended.

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Note: Some indoor spaces are closed for your safety. All visitors aged 12 and over are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor areas, except for restrooms.

Learn about advance tickets and new safety guidelines


Through February

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (last entry 4 p.m.)
  • Admission is pay-what-you-wish Tuesday–Friday.
  • Closed Mondays (but open Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day)

Specialty gardens, including the Conservatory, Discovery Garden, Rose Garden, and portions of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden and Native Flora Garden, begin to close 30 minutes before closing time.


Advance tickets are recommended.

Seniors (65+)
Students 12+ with ID
Children under 12
Community Tickets
A portion of each day’s tickets are available free of charge to those who need them.
Winter Weekdays (December–February)
Pay what you wish.

Children under 14 must be supervised by an adult 18 or over.

Members receive free admission every day.

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Note: Some indoor spaces are closed for your safety.

Your Admission Makes Great Things Possible!

Admissions and membership revenue helps Brooklyn Botanic Garden care for its 52 acres of grounds and conservatories and provide the environmental education programs, breathtaking botanical displays, exciting public events, and community greening efforts that have made the Garden a world-class living museum for all to enjoy. Thank you for supporting this with your visit!

Free Admission Opportunities

Admission is free:

  • BBG members receive free admission year-round.
  • Children under 12 are always free.
  • Community Tickets: A portion of each day’s tickets are available free of charge to those who need them.
  • Pay What You Wish Winter Weekdays: Tuesday–Friday, December–February

Free admission during public hours is also offered to the individuals and groups listed below. Check full details at the link below before planning your visit.

Academic members and participants in the following programs, with valid ID:

  • Students, employees of Medgar Evers
  • Students, employees, alum of Pratt
  • Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment students and families, employees
  • Cool Culture cardholders and their families
  • Garden Apprentice Program teens and families
  • Project Green Reach classrooms, students and families (with pass)
  • Urban Advantage teachers, classrooms, students and families (with voucher)

Visitors with the following affiliations, with valid ID:

  • Individual members of the following museum and garden associations: AHS, APGA, Museums Council of New York City
  • Members of gardens that participate in the AHS Reciprocal Admissions Program
  • Employees of current corporate members
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden volunteers

With preregistration:

  • Public library patrons with a Culture Pass reservation (with pass)
  • Members of the press on assignment

See Complimentary Admission Programs details

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