The top of the Conservatory surrounded by trees in fall.

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.

The best way to experience the Holiday Train Show® is as a Member. Members receive free daytime tickets to the Holiday Train Show and can visit as often as they like! Plus, Members receive discounted tickets to NYBG GLOW, a breathtaking outdoor color and light experience.

At the Patron Level, enjoy the best of the exhibition with additional benefits and special viewing opportunities.

A parent and child enjoy an illuminated holiday scene as a yellow locomotive passes them on a track

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
  • Member passes valid for either free parking or guest admission—it’s your choice
  • 10% discount at NYBG Shop
  • Discounts on premium events, concerts, and lectures
  • Members-Only exhibition previews, events, and trips
  • Member Days throughout the year with extra discounts

*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, NYBG GLOW 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.