Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Avenue
718-623-7200

Mission Statement:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.

In the Garden, in its community, and well beyond, BBG inspires people of all ages through the conservation, display, and enjoyment of plants; with educational programs that emphasize learning by doing; and with research focused on understanding and conserving regional plants and plant communities.

Approved by the Board of Trustees, October 16, 2013

Entrances located at:

150 Eastern Parkway

455 Flatbush Avenue

990 Washington Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11225


Upcoming Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Dec 20, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Dec 25, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Dec 26, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Dec 27, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Dec 29, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Jan 2, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Jan 3, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Jan 4, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Jan 5, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Jan 10, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Jan 17, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Jan 19, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Jan 24, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2019

Recent News

Chase Away The Winter Blues Outdoor Tour

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this narrated walk designed to relieve the winter doldrums. Meet at Magnolia Plaza. Walks are held in rain, snow, or sunshine; dress warmly and wear comfortable walking…

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Chile Pepper Festival 2015

Shedule of Events:Sizzlling Shows:Chile Stage11:00–Noon  Spanglish FlyScintillating Latin soul and bumpin’ boogaloo12:15–1:30 Atlas SoulFeaturing Moroccan Belly Dancer Somaya MaghouzFrench-Algerian hip-hop meets groovy global funk1:45–3:00…

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Exhibition - The Art Of Discovery

What do baby ladybugs look like? Why don’t ferns have flowers? Why are there pigeons everywhere? Do you ever wonder things like that? Then you would make a terrific naturalist! A naturalist observes plants, animals, and other living things…

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Exhibition - Visions of Nature 2015

Visions of Nature 2015: Classes at the Garden This exhibition features the work of the talented artists who participated as students and teachers in BBG’s Continuing Education art classes in 2014, reflecting the array of media and themes studied…

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