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New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153
+1 718-817-8700
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Located in the Bronx, just 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via Metro North Railroad, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year and a must-see destination for NYC visitors. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). NYBG is the perfect excursion for visitors looking to experience the natural beauty of New York City.
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2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153
+1 718-817-8700
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful and serene place to visit at any time but having the Chihuly glass sculptures integrated into the gardens and Enid Haupt Conservatory is incredibly special. I visited NYBG during the day and for one of the Chihuly Nights - both visits were wonderful. I...More

Thank Return2africa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Still needed to stand in line to get ticket for venues, tram. For just walking around nobody checks or cares. And many of the Chihuly installations were outside and accessible. It was worth it to see those inside the Haupt. I spent as much time...More

Thank owl9
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the best Botanical Gardens we have visited. We come here twice a year to view their traveling exhibits. This time around, we went to see the Dale Chihuly Glass Exhibition. Seeing those dazzling glass sculptures made us marvel at the talents...More

1  Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a wonderful way to spend the day, we visited NYBG for the day. Get there early if you plan to park on site. The grounds are gorgeous and deserve a relaxing stroll. The trolly lines tend to get long so instead of wasting time...More

1  Thank avoodoo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a good part of the day visiting all the areas showing the glass works of Chihuly! Had tickets for the night exhibit as well which was magical under the lights! Easy to get around and loved the reflections of glass and flowers in the...More

1  Thank OttawaLinda
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see the Chihuly exhibit and it was as wonderful as the show a few years back. The sculptures are scattered throughout several locations, inside and outside, and beautifully displayed. Just a stunning show in a stunning location. Best thing to do is...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for the evening Chiluly show, which was fab! The grounds, beautiful architecture live music and cafe add to the experience.

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and everything anticipated and more!!! Gardens and exhibit are outstanding to say the least!!

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical gardens speaks for its self!!!! I have traveled the world and have Never come across anyplace like this-It is truly a Garden with an Urban setting. This is my favorite place. Treat yourseld and have lunch!! Service is very good!

Thank artemis846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the train from Stamford to the gardens and spent the day roaming around. The train drops us off across the road from one of the entrances closest to the library. The staff provided a map and circled where to find the chihuly exhibits. The...More

Thank kgamache
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13 October 2017|
Response from LWL3333 | Reviewed this property |
Tom, I'm sorry that I can't answer your question since we visited during the daytime. LWL3333
11 October 2017|
Response from MakeupArtist40 | Reviewed this property |
At least 1-2 hours to fully appreciate the work and take photos
Francesca C
14 September 2017|
Response from NYBG | Property representative |
On Wednesdays, NYBG offers free grounds admission only. It does not include All-Garden Pass admission, which includes access to the Conservatory, tram tour, Everett Children's Adventure Garden, and Rock Garden.