Discovery Garden for Children

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave. (Prospect Heights—Washington Av/Eastern Pkwy)
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Park Slope

  • Tues.–Fri., 8am–6pm; Sat.–Sun., 10am–6pm (November–February closing time is 4:30pm)

A major part of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's South Garden Revitalization project, this awesome garden, geared toward kids ages 1 to 12, recently reopened after an extensive renovation. Designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, the space is now a one-acre park where kids can explore, play, do scientific investigations and discover different eco systems and habitats found in the greater New York area, from woodlands to meadows to marshes.



  • Kid Friendly
  • Parks & Gardens


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