Photo of the Rose Garden


Members experience more of what makes NYBG so exceptional. There’s something new to discover every season, and as a Member, you can visit again and again. When you join, you receive free admission—plus exclusive Member benefits. Your Membership also supports NYBG’s initiatives in science, education, and horticulture.

New Membership Program!

We have updated our Membership offerings with the goal of enriching your Garden experience. In addition to Core Member Benefits, exciting new privileges include:

  • New Friends & Family level—bring a guest on every visit
  • Flexible passes valid for either free parking or guest admission—it’s your choice
  • Half-price parking year-round
  • Supporting Members can bring a guest on every visit and receive priority signup for curator-led tours
  • Contributing and Sustaining Members enjoy exclusive invitations to special events with Garden experts

Compare Membership levels at a glance


Core Membership Benefits:

  • Year-round admission to the Garden grounds and Enid A. Haupt Conservatory*
  • Entrance into the Holiday Train Show® and The Orchid Show
  • Half-price parking year-round
  • Unlimited tours on Garden Tram
  • 10% discount at NYBG Shop
  • Discounts on premium events, concerts, lectures, and films
  • Members-Only exhibition previews, events, and trips
  • Member Days throughout the year with extra discounts
  • Discounts on education programs for adults and children
  • Exclusive monthly e-newsletters and other Members-Only communications
  • Reciprocal benefits at participating gardens and arboreta
  • Discounts at area nurseries and garden centers.
  • Access to plant information specialists available via phone and web
  • Borrowing privileges with the LuEsther T. Mertz Library
  • 100% Tax Deductible

*Some special events may be excluded.

Membership Office: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Call 718.817.8703 or e-mail

Memberships are non-transferable. Benefits are subject to change without notice. Passes will be received in 2–3 weeks. Dual level and above include 2 named Members and receive 2 Membership cards; additional visitors are considered guests. For additional information, please visit Membership FAQs.