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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main St., Queens, NY 11355 40.75153 -73.826131
at Dahlia Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-886-3800 Send to Phone

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Official Website

queensbotanical.org

Hours

April 1-October 31: Tue-Sun, 8am-6pm; Mon, closed; November 1-March 31: Tue-Sun, 8am-4:30pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

7 at Flushing-Main St.

Parking

  • On Premise Parking
  • Nearby Parking Lots
  • Street Parking

Prices

April 1-October 31: $4, Adults; $3, seniors; $2, students with ID and children over 3 years of age; November 1-March 31: Free

Profile

The Queens Botanical Garden was built as part of the Gardens on Parade exhibit at the 1939 World's Fairóthe same event at which RCA introduced television to the worldóbut for years this wilting relic suggested that the parade had long since moved on. Interest rejuvenated in 2004 when the in-house architectural team received the first Green Design Award for its new visitor/administration building and landscapes which promised to introduce "innovative storm water management, energy conservation, and environmental stewardship." The Bee Garden is such a thriving habitat that you won't want to get within 15 yards of it.

Tours

Call or visit the website for information about tours and classroom workshops.

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