523 New York Botanical Garden Tips
Lunch is served at the cafe but you can bring your own and just get beverages.
The cafe is above average for this type of venue.
Try to go on off hours that school groups would not be in attendance.
Go before the sun goes down because the displays get a bit dim when it is dark outside.
It can be hot inside! My 3-year old shed four layers!
Mta-north drops you off right across the street
There is a nice pavillion to enjoy a picnic lunch & it will save you about $8-12 p/p
Park on the street & walk less than half a block to save the outrageous $12 parking on weekends.
Food tastings are fun but they do not substitute as snacks. Portions are minimal.