Hours & Admission

Friday's Hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Adults $15

Free Friday Mornings! 8 a.m.–Noon | March–November

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Hours

Summer Hours: March–October

General Grounds

Steinhardt Conservatory & Gallery, Visitor Center, Shop

Yellow Magnolia Café

Library

November Hours

General Grounds

  • Tuesday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Last admission into the Garden is 30 minutes before closing time.

Steinhardt Conservatory & Gallery

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Visitor Center, Shop

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Yellow Magnolia Café

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Snack Bar open Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Library

  • Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Winter Hours: December–February

General Grounds

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays (but open Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents' Day)
  • Closed Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Last admission into the Garden is 30 minutes before closing time.

Steinhardt Conservatory & Gallery

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Visitor Center, Shop

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Yellow Magnolia Café

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Snack Bar open Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Library

  • Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Admission

Members
Free
Adults
$15
Seniors (65+)
$8
Students 12+ with ID
$8
Children under 12
Free
Fridays before noon
Free
Winter weekdays (December–February)
Free
School groups (with preregistration)
Free

Children under 14 must be supervised by an adult 18 or over.
Note: Event pricing in effect on festival days; no reciprocal admissions.


Members receive free admission every day.

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Sakura Matsuri Admission: April 27–28

Adults
$30
Students 12+ with ID
$25
Seniors (65 and over)
$25
Children under 12; BBG Members
Free (with ticket)

All festival attendees must present ticket for entrance. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. There are no reciprocal admissions or group discounts on festival days. Tickets are nonrefundable. All events held rain or shine.

New for 2019: Capacity is limited and a ticket is required for every festival-goer.

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How can I reserve free member/partner/child tickets?

Reserve Tickets

For Sakura Matsuri, free admission with a ticket is granted to the following:

  • Garden members with guests per their membership level—Log in with your membership email to unlock your tickets. Show your membership card with your Member Ticket(s) for admission. Member guest passes are not valid for festivals.
  • New members who have not yet received a welcome package—Enter the New Member Code from your confirmation email to unlock ticket options. Show your membership card, or, your confirmation email along with photo ID, with your Member Ticket(s) for admission.
  • President's Circle members, trustees—Email [email protected].
  • Corporate members with guests per their membership level—Enter your Partner Code to unlock ticket options. (Contact your organization's benefit office for the code.) Show your corporate ID with your Corporate Member Ticket(s) for admission.
  • Academic members—Enter your Partner Code to unlock ticket options. (Contact your school's activities office for the code.) Show your school ID with your Academic Member Ticket(s) for admission.
  • BASE students and teachers—Enter your Partner Code to unlock ticket options. (Contact your school's activities office for the code.) Show your BASE ID with your Partner Ticket for admission.
  • Cool Culture cardholders and their families—Enter your Partner Code to unlock ticket options. (Contact Cool Culture for the code.) Show your Cool Culture card with your Partner Ticket(s) for admission.
  • Urban Advantage students with coupons—Enter your Partner Code to unlock ticket options. (Contact the director of Learning Partnerships at [email protected] for the code.) Turn in your Urban Advantage voucher with your Partner Ticket(s) for admission.
  • Individuals with a valid-for-festivals Guest Pass (check your expiration date!) or Library Membership—Join the ticket-purchaser's line on the day of the festival to redeem your pass at the box office. Note: To guarantee admission, you must buy an advance ticket.
  • Children under 12 (under 18 for members)—Ticket-holders may reserve free tickets for children; each child must have a ticket to enter. All holders of a Free Child Ticket must be with a ticket-holding adult for admission.

The following admissions are not valid during Sakura Matsuri; individuals must purchase tickets.

  • Reciprocal admission for members or staff of other public gardens or garden associations
  • Reciprocal admission for members of museum associations or staff of museums, including Brooklyn cultural institution employees
  • Credit card or bank benefit programs such as Chase Arts&Culture or Bank of America Museums on Us.
  • Promotional discounted tickets, including Art & Garden tickets
  • Tourist passes (New York Explorer Pass, New York Pass)

Note:

  • All visitors on April 27 and 28 must pay festival rates: There is no lower-priced admission to see just the Garden collections. To enjoy the Garden collections at standard admission rates, please plan to visit on an alternate date.
  • No school group visits, photography/filming sessions, or weddings are booked on these dates.
  • Members of the press on assignment should contact [email protected].
  • Elected officials should contact James Harris at [email protected].

See full details for the Sakura Matsuri festival ›


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:

  • Winter Weekdays: Tuesday–Friday, December–February
  • Friday mornings before noon, March–November
  • BBG members receive free admission year-round and for all public festivals.
  • Children under 12 are always free.

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.

With preregistration:

  • Public library patrons with a Culture Pass reservation (with pass)
  • Registered, self-guided school and camp groups
  • Registered, self-guided groups from nonprofit senior centers, shelters, rehabilitation centers, and other 501(c)(3) organizations serving people with disabilities
  • Participants in accessibility programs, including Discovery Garden Early Openings for Children and Families of All Abilities and monthly Memory Tours
  • Community Greening & NYC Compost Project workshop participants
  • Members of the press on assignment

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

  • Students and employees of Kingsborough, Medgar Evers, Pratt, St. Francis
  • 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

See Complimentary Admission Programs details ›

Art & Garden Ticket

Enhance your day in Brooklyn by visiting our neighbor, the Brooklyn Museum! Simply buy an Art & Garden ticket here at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and present your receipt for same-day admission to the Brooklyn Museum.

Adult
$25
Seniors (65+)
$16
Students (12+)
$16

Restrictions

Art & Garden combination tickets are valid only on the purchase date.

Offer is not valid on BBG festival days.

The Brooklyn Museum's admission is suggested. Tickets are not refundable.

There is no combination ticket for children under 12 years of age. Children under 12 enter for free.

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