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Wear comfortable shoes
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The food was rather limited, but that isn't why we went to the show..
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We were able to get into the lot, but some people were not able to park.
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And also dress for the tropical climate of the conservatory - it can be quite steamy!
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I took the Metro-North train from Grand Central Station - could not have been easier!
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Had no trouble getting a parking space
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attended Mar 22 2012

The Orchid Show was beautiful. I had no idea there were so many types and colors of orchids. It was our first time at The Botanical Garden so we had many questions. We... continued

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attended Apr 13 2012

The orchids were beautiful and there were ample photo-taking opportunities. Since the exhibit is inside the conservatory, you don't have to worry about the weather. The... continued

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attended Apr 04 2012

The variety of orchids and the magnificent presentation made this a breath-taking show.

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http://www.nybg.org/exhibitions/2012/orchid-show

About the Ticket Supplier: The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.

The Botanical Garden's curated living collections contain more than 1 million plants; its Continuing Education program is the largest and most diverse of any botanical garden in the world; its Children's Education program has been a pioneer in innovative, informal science discovery facilities and activities; and its scientific research on plants and fungi is unmatched in scope, depth, and authority.

The Garden offers a sweeping 250-acre landscape, 50 curated display gardens, an expansive 50-acre native Forest, and a wealth of programs, exhibitions, and activities for visitors to enjoy. The grounds display masterpieces, some dating to the 1840s, by many of the nation's most accomplished architects and designers, both past and contemporary. The Botanical Garden's innovative programs, unparalleled resources, and talented staff are rivaled by few and exceeded by none.