The Garden is temporarily closed. See program updates in light of the COVID-19 situation.

 

Hours & Admission

Tuesday's Hours: Closed

Adults $18

Free Friday Mornings! 8 a.m.–12 p.m. | March–November

Full Admission Information

Note: Lily Pool Terrace is closed for repairs. Please follow onsite signs for access to the Conservatory and Yellow Magnolia Café.

Hours

Regular Hours: March–October

General Grounds

  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Tuesday–Friday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. with extra hours in peak season
    • April 14 to May 21: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
    • May 26 to September 22: Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
    • Members’ Summer Evenings: Wednesdays, May 27 to September 2
    • Note: The Garden closes early on April 23 and June 2.
  • Closed Mondays (but open Memorial Day and Columbus Day, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.)
  • Closed Labor Day
  • Last admission into the Garden is 30 minutes before closing time.
  • Note: Specialty gardens including the 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.

Steinhardt Conservatory & Gallery, Visitor Center, Shop

  • Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Yellow Magnolia Café

  • Restaurant: Tuesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Outdoor Canteen: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (opening March 20)
  • Snack Bar: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Library

  • Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

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.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–7:30 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.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Admission

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.

Become a Member


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 12 p.m., 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 Brooklyn College, Kingsborough, Medgar Evers, 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
  • Chase Private Client Arts & Culture Cardholders (New York City & All Access)
  • Employees of current corporate members
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden volunteers

See Complimentary Admission Programs details

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