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Queens Botanical Garden

 
 
Queens Botanical Garden is a living museum of flora, occupying 39 acres (16 ha) in the neighborhood of Flushing. The botanical garden began as part of the 1939 New York World's Fair and after the fair ended, extended into Flushing Meadows Corona Park. When work began for the 1964 World’s Fair, the garden moved to its present site across the street from the park. Admission to Queens Botanical Garden is free and opens throughout the week except Mondays unless Monday is a public holiday.
Queens Botanical Garden, New York City

Queens Botanical Garden by The Eyes of New York

Queens Botanical Garden comprises of several theme areas. A major attraction here is the Bee Garden with its Italian Honeybees attracted to the trees and plants. The Butterfly Garden is home to several species of butterflies and moths including Monarchs, Black Swallowtails, and White Cabbage Moths. The Herb Garden is home to woody, annual, and perennial plants used for their medicinal and aromatic properties. The Floral Border is noted for its colouful variety of flowers, often used as backdrops for wedding photos.

Path through Queens Botanical Garden, New York City

Path through the Garden by The Eyes of New York

Location: 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, Queens, New York, NY 11355

Website: Queens Botanical Garden

Tel: 718-886-3800

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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