Boston Public Garden

Currently Open
  • Address: 4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-6176354505
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Park, Botanical Garden, Family And Kids, Nature

Boston Public Garden is oldest public botanical garden in the USA. Its a huge public park spotted in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, neighboring Boston Common. The Public Garden was created in 1837. Together with the Boston Common, these two parks make up  northern end of the Emerald Necklace, a long series of parks planned by Frederick Law Olmsted. The park contains a lake and wonderful variety seasonal plants here, and it makes strolling around true delight. Easily accessible by locals, it is almost always used, but it never gives the impression of being crowded. Swans, ponds, fountains all add the feel, especially in spring and autumn, when the colors truly come out. You can still take a swan boats ride that were first invented in 1877 and are still operated by descendants of the inventor, Robert Paget. Don’t forget to snap pictures by the statue of Mrs. Mallard and her Ducklings. It’s a perfect place to unwind. 

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  • Boston public garden phone number - 617-635-4505
  • Public garden Boston address - 4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
  • Swan Boats season 2018 start from April 14 to Labor Day

Boston Public Garden cost - Free

Public Garden Swan boat rides ticket price -

  • Adults: USD 4
  • Children (2-15): USD 2.50
  • Senior: USD 3.50
  • Under 2 years entry is free.

Boston public garden timing -

  • Everyday: 7 am – 9 pm

Boston Swan boat timing:

  • Spring (April to June 20): 10 am to 4 pm
  • Summer (June 21 to Labor Day) 10 am to 5 pm
  • Fall (After Labor Day): 12 pm to 4 pm Weekdays, 10 am to 4 pm Weekends

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  • Boston Public Garden Address: 4 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, United States
  • Boston Public Garden Contact Number: +1-6176354505
  • Boston Public Garden Timing: 24-hrs
  • Boston Public Garden Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Boston Public Garden(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Boston Public Garden: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 94.32% of people who visit Boston include Boston Public Garden in their plan

  • 39.42% of people start their Boston Public Garden visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Boston Public Garden

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

85.52% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Boston Public Garden

People normally club together The New England Holocaust Memorial and North End while planning their visit to Boston Public Garden.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Well landscaped, Water fountains and monuments in almost every corner. If weather's nice, you may see a wedding ceremony. Main attractions are the Make Way for Ducklings statues for now. The Swan Boats put away for the season. Folk's enjoy feeding the friendly squirrels. A added bonus at night, the holiday lights are on..

  • The public garden located strategically around the Park street, just adjacent to The Park Street Church is a beautiful place. I happen to be fortunate to witness the Skiing event today, the frozen river, squirrels playing around and a newly wed couple have photo shoot. It is cool and welcoming. A free place to relax the spirit, body and mind, and lest I forget, the Nova Scotia Christmas tree gift to the city of Boston is also brightly lit there. I love this place!

  • As already written at Boston Commen, one of the most beautiful parks I know, very clean and well maintained. With many squirrels and birds. The animals are very friendly and can be fed. A great place to relax and let the thought go. Together with Boston Common a great place to go jogging early in the morning.

  • I loved this place. I enjoyed a nice walk around and loved all the friendly and hungry squirrels trying to get snacks (nuts of any sort) off me. They weren't even a little frightened of people. There were ducks and squirrels everywhere! They had clean public bathrooms as well.

  • What a great place to hang out for the day. Very nicely kept up and lots of colorful flowers and trees with plenty of picture opportunities. Boat rides and relaxing by the pond are very cool in the summer.

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