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.

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Group Visits

An Unforgettable Destination in Any Season

Visiting with a group is the best way to explore NYBG. Whether you are a tour operator, university group, community club, or just a bunch of friends, everyone enjoys a great discount with advanced purchase of 15 or more tickets. You’ll also receive personalized service from our expert staff and can customize your visit with a private tour or meal options.

Vaccination Policy: In accordance with “Key to NYC”, effective December 14, 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. Learn more.

For Reservations, Rates, & Availability

Call: 718.817.8687 | E-mail:

Guided Tours

A visit is fun and easy with an expert leading the way. Tour a special exhibition, one of NYBG’s gardens or plant collections, or the entire 250 acres on the Garden Tram.

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Self-Guided Tours

Explore NYBG as a group and save! Groups receive a discounted rate for admission. Maps and suggested itineraries are provided. Discounted group rate is based on the seasonal general admission price.

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Dining Packages

Enjoy a ready-to-go handmade boxed lunch or add vouchers to The Pine Tree Café, with a first-class array of grab-and-go options ranging from artisanal panini and signature salads to sweet treats and snacks.

Call 718.817.8687 or e-mail for sample menus, rates, and availability.

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VIP & Individual Tours

Seasonal highlights tours, behind-the-scenes tours with NYBG Curators and Scientists, and private viewings are available upon request. E-mail the Group Sales Office.

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Events & Exhibitions

Discover NYBG’s inspiring lineup of events and exhibitions. Don’t miss our annual favorites like The Orchid Show and the Holiday Train Show®! Contact us for more information.

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Marriage Proposals

The New York Botanical Garden is the perfect place for your marriage proposal. Our 250-acre landscape offers a number of breathtaking outdoor and indoor locations for your unforgettable moment.

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Motor Coach Directions

NYBG is conveniently located within driving distance from Manhattan, New Jersey, Westchester, and Long Island.

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