Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

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Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

What you'll do

Explore America's first Ming era Chinese Scholar's Garden.

Visit Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden with The New York Pass®

When you venture to Snug Harbor Botanical Garden, you'll see some of New York City's finest horticulture including more than 20 gardens. Some of the gardens at Snug Harbor also include elaborate routes of entry like Connie Gretz Secret Garden which you have to cross a drawbridge and go through a castle in order to enter. There are also unique gatherings like the Heritage Rose Garden which includes species from all over the world and a White Garden that has been fashioned after Sissinghurst. You can also find butterflies, ponds, herbs, shade, and sensory gardens while roaming Snug Harbor.


A Paradise in Staten Island: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

The Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is a must-visit treasure of Staten Island. The heart of cultural exploration and natural beauty, it’s a beacon of peaceful tranquility.

Chinese Garden: The Hidden Gem of Staten Island

Located within Snug Harbor, the Chinese Garden, a unique feature of Staten Island Botanical Garden, offers visitors a chance to immerse in the intricate designs and serenity of traditional Chinese landscapes.

Botanical Garden in Staten IslandHighlights

New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
Snug Harbor partnered with the City of New York, the Landscape Architecture Company of China, the Metropolitan Chinese American Community and also volunteers in order to build the Scholar's Garden which opened in 1999. The garden compiles many different popular gardening styles from China.

The Connie Gretz Secret Garden
Find your way through one of the most unique gardens to date. The Connie Gretz Secret Garden features a maze and many paths that display gorgeous plantings.

Know before you go

Getting in: please show your pass when you arrive to get into the ticketed parts of the site. 

Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden tickets help
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Where you'll be

Operating hours

Different parts of the site have different opening times so please check the Snug Harbour website for the most accurate hours of operation. 

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Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 365 days of your purchase date.

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