Bronx Botanical Garden

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2900 Southern Blvd, New York, NY

Bronx Botanical Garden

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm

Winter hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm


The New York Botanical Garden (New York Botanical Garden) located in the Bronx, was one of the first gardens of its kind in America. It is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 it has become a national historical monument, one of the largest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in the United States. Renowned for the beauty and diversity of its landscapes, as well as for the excellence of its education, science and horticulture.

With an area of ​​one square kilometer, is home to 48 different gardens. In which you can appreciate plants, waterfalls and ponds where carried out samples of aquatic plants.

Gardens and collections: depending on the season when we visited the gardens we find different shows determined by the nature of each season, each season has its charm, you can see a sample of each by clicking here.

Among the most visited collections they are: the greenhouse wrought iron style of Crystal Palace (dating from 1890), the rose garden, Japanese garden gravel, shop and orchid collection.

The park offers daily various events and programs aimed at environmental education and botany activities, you can see exhibitions and special events on the website of the garden.

Tickets: The ticket price varies according to age and date, you can check prices by clicking here. The local operator accepts both print and electronic bond bonds. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.

Our advice:

  • Stay on roads and deposit trash in designated containers.
  • Wear shirts and shoes at all times.
  • It is not allowed to pick flowers, touch the plants, climbing trees or rocks, feeding the animals, bring pets, smoking and drinking alcohol.
  • You can rent some facilities for special events like weddings or parties.
  • By accessing ask for the schedule of daily activities.
  • Photography for personal use is permitted.
  • The Botanic Park is huge, the best way to know the full extent is taking the tram (this is included in the entry price), an electric cart that runs through the park, stopping at the most important gardens.