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Feb

29

40°F

Sunrise
06:30 AM
Sunset
05:47 PM
Tide

HIGH 5:07 PM


Low 11:35 PM

Park Hours and Info

Park is Open 7 Days a Week | 6AM - 1AM
Entry is Free!

Pier 28AM - 9PM* Pier 56AM - 11PM* Education Center3-5PM (TUE/THU), 1-5PM (SAT) Pier 6 Volleyball Courts6AM - 11PM Playgroundssunrise-sunset
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Environmental Education Center

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Hours

Open weekly on Thursdays 3-5 PM, Fridays 3-5 PM, and Saturdays 1-5 PM

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© Alexa Hoyer

How To Get Here

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Parking is limited, so we encourage you to take public transportation. And lucky for you, there are plenty of transportation options.

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Subway

2
3

Clark Street

A
C

High Street or Jay St- MetroTech

4
5

Borough Hall

F

York Street

Bus

B25
B61
B63
B67

B25 (at Fulton Ferry Landing), B61 (at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street), B63 (on the loop road near Pier 6 in the park), or B67 (at Jay Street and York Street)

CitiBike

Nearby CitiBike stations: Atlantic Ave & Furman St (Pier 6); Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2; Old Fulton St (Pier 1); Water St & Main St (Main Street)

NYC Ferry

East River route to Dumbo/Fulton Ferry; or South Brooklyn Route to Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6/Atlantic Avenue or DUMBO/Fulton Ferry.

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.

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

Education Programs

Open Hours

Public Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center are free and open to all. 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. Our exhibits invite visitors to explore our exemplary animal collection showcasing creatures that are local to New York. Open Hours also features educational games, activities, exhibits and crafts that rotate monthly and coincide with comprehensive themes such as sustainability, pollination, and geology.

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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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