UPDATE: Valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination for visitors over the age of 5 is required for entry to indoor exhibition spaces and facilities. Learn more.

The front of the library building in Winter


Constellation Culinary Group offers innovative dining options for NYBG visitors and private events. Visitors may bring outside food to NYBG to enjoy at the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions.

Vaccination Policy: In accordance with “Key to NYC”, effective December 27, all visitors ages 5 and older must show valid proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for entry to indoor exhibition spaces and facilities, NYBG Shop, and dining venues. Face coverings must be worn at all times indoors, except when seated and dining. Learn more.