An official Path Through History Site! The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is located near the Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Flatbush, and Park Slope neighborhoods. The 52-acre garden includes a number of specialty "gardens within the garden," and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery. Founded in 1910, the Garden holds more than 10,000 taxa of plants and each year welcomes over 900,000 visitors from around the world. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is as committed to education and conservation as it is to inspiration. Whether you’re looking to learn something or just want to soak up 52 acres of natural beauty, the BBG has more than 18,000 kinds of plants from all over the world. The garden is open year-round and has plants for every season, plus indoor tropical gardens and bonsai trees.