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Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays)

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Saturday, July 20, 2024

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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Weekly on Thurs/Fri 3-5 PM, Sat 1-5 PM

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July 20 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Explore Brooklyn Bridge Park like never before during open hours at the Environmental Education Center.

The Environmental Education Center is open for free, drop-in hours at 99 Plymouth Street in Dumbo, Brooklyn! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more.

Open Hours offer the opportunity for self-led investigation with guidance by expert educators to reveal the hidden stories found within and around Brooklyn Bridge Park.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Open weekly on Thursdays 3-5 PM, Fridays 3-5 PM, and Saturdays 1-5 PM. Closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and major holidays.

Name Date Event Details
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, July 13, 2024 View Event
Nature Storytime Thursday, July 18, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, July 18, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, July 19, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, July 20, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, July 25, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, July 26, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, July 27, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, August 1, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, August 2, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, August 3, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, August 8, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, August 9, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, August 10, 2024 View Event
Nature Storytime Thursday, August 15, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, August 15, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, August 16, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center (Saturdays) Saturday, August 17, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Thursday, August 22, 2024 View Event
Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center Friday, August 23, 2024 View Event

Please note the Environmental Education Center is closed for major public holidays. Please check additional specific dates here.

PREPARING FOR YOUR VISIT

Environmental Education Center Safety Measures & Entry

Not Permitted in the Environmental Education Center

About the Envrionmental Education Center

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Environmental Education Center is a year-round space, located at 99 Plymouth Street in DUMBO.  It is the home base for our thriving education program which serves over 10,000 school children each year. The Environmental Education Center is open to families and park visitors on weekends and weekday afternoons during select Open Hours.

Participate in Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Environmental Education Programs to investigate the ecology, history and infrastructure of the Brooklyn Waterfront.

Education

Girl measuring water in the Environmental Education Center

© Alexa Hoyer

Sustainable Landscapes Class at the Environmental Education Center
Instructor pointing into a bucket with a crab with small children looking.

© Alexa Hoyer

Early Nature Experiences Program
Young girl looking into fish tank.

© Paula Berg

Environmental Education Center Open Hours
Instructor and child looking at activity book from the Cove Kit on a sunny day.

© Katherine Gray

Cove Kits are available for check out at the Environmental Education Center
Child looking through magnifying glass at shell.

© Alexa Hoyer

Environmental Education Center
Young boy looking through a viewmaster in a classroom.

© Alexa Hoyer

Girl looking at hermit crab held by instructor in a classroom.

© Iris Yee

Two girls in paper masks in a classroom.

© Sarah Ryan Hudson

Small boys and adult looking at something held by instructor.

© Iris Yee

Environmental Education Center Open Hours
Young boy looking at exhibit with instructor in a classroom.

© Iris Yee

Young children looking at a mollusk held by an instructor.

© Sarah Ryan Hudson

Group looking at a horseshow crab in a classroom.

© Iris Yee

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