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New York Botanical Garden

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Address: 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458-5153
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+1 718-817-8700
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace...

Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. 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).

Getting to the Garden is easy!

Public Transportation

The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info

Driving

The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area.

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Train Show was exceptional

As a travelers and model train junkies from the Midwest, we were unsure of what to expect at the annual Train Show at the NYBG. Located in the Bronx, the garden grounds were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family of 6 adults traveled over an hour from different locations to the train show for a 5:30 timed admission on Saturday, January 14. Only problem is they closed the exhibit at 6 pm preparing for a special event at 7 PM. Really - would you expect the last group to be able to see the entire exhibit in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a travelers and model train junkies from the Midwest, we were unsure of what to expect at the annual Train Show at the NYBG. Located in the Bronx, the garden grounds were expansive and very well kept. The train show was in the conservatory and it is simply one of kind. Though called a "train show" the real magnificence... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had last gone here years ago when our children were very young. We saw saw an ad for the train show and decided to attend with family and college-aged kids. It was spectacular! Very beautiful, well-thought out and fascinating. Even the usually-jaded college crowd enjoyed it ! A must see !!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 8 year old granddaughter was transfixed by these trains...12 gauge...running overhead and around in various settings depicting New York city landmarks. I was amazed with the artistry. Building are hand crafted from wood, twigs, bark and dried flowers in the Garden. Everything is meticulously designed. This is a show for adults and kids. Visit the garden shop afterwards...they have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a bit far away from the heart of the city, the New York Botanical Garden located in the Bronx is an awesome visit any time of the year! In spring and summer you'll see blossoming flowers among more shades of green than you can count, all the while immersed in sweet smells and happy birds. In fall it's a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in NYC the week after Christmas, and went to the NY Botanical Garden to see their annual Model Train Show. They have copies of many NYC buildings, bridges, and other attractions in miniature with model trains running around them. A must see if you are in New York City in November thru to January.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The show was magnificent and disappointing at the same time. The exhibit was done well, however it was very small in my estimation. The number of folks they allow in at one time is far to many as everyone lingers. There were more adults than children. I didn't think that my 8 and 5 year old grand daughters would have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a cold and rainy day so did no outside viewing, but the conservatory was worth the price of admission on its own. While walking to it I noticed the labeling of trees throughout the Garden which is very impressive to me. Inside, all plants were labeled as well. I will make a point to return in... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The train show is wonderful but only without the crowds. It's worth taking your kids out of school and go during the week. The crowds make it very difficult to enjoy the wonder, craftsmanship, and work involved in putting it all together. Also parking is only cash and $15. Food is $$$ so try and eat before, bring granola bars,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the train show for the first time and I wished I had gone in the past. What a beautiful attraction. The film describing what, when and how it was put together is so educational then when you actually go through the different sites of new York and see how it was put together is awesome for all ages to... More 

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