Brooklyn Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works. At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

0.23km from Brooklyn Museum

The 52-acre (21 ha) garden holds over 14,000 taxa of plants and has nearly a million visitors each year. It includes a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden", plant collections, the Steinhardt Conservatory that houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron-and-glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

0.57km from Brooklyn Museum

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Prospect Park Zoo

Prospect Park Zoo

0.61km from Brooklyn Museum

A huge zoo which houses 864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Lefferts Historic House

Lefferts Historic House

0.76km from Brooklyn Museum

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

Prospect Park

Prospect Park

1.3km from Brooklyn Museum

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Old Stone House of Brooklyn

Old Stone House of Brooklyn

1.78km from Brooklyn Museum

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

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