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Membership

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.

Core Membership Benefits:

  • Year-round admission to the Garden grounds and Enid A. Haupt Conservatory*
  • Entrance into the Holiday Train Show® and KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature
  • Half-price parking year-round
  • Member passes valid for either free parking or guest admission—it’s your choice
  • 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.

Member Passes, which are one-time use vouchers, arrive in the mail 2–3 weeks after purchase. Passes are not valid for the Holiday Train Show, KUSAMA Garden & Gallery Pass tickets, or select premium events.

Memberships are nonrefundable.

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

Learn how to access your Member Online Account.

For additional Membership information, please visit Membership FAQs.

Above:
Starry Pumpkin, 2015. The New York Botanical Garden, 2021. Fiberglass-reinforced plastic, tiles, and resin. © YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner