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Ocean Ave. at 95 Prospect Park West.
Brooklyn , New York 11215

Contact Information:
Phone: 718-287-3400
Email: info@prospectpark.org
Website: www.prospectpark.org

Daily: 5:00 a.m.- 1:00 a.m.
Woodlands, playgrounds and the Parade Ground close at sunset.

Most Park Activities are FREE

Driving Directions:
From Manhattan via Manhattan Bridge: Go straight on Flatbush Avenue for about 2 miles until you reach Grand Army Plaza. Go halfway around the circle and continue on Flatbush Ave. (the Brooklyn Public Library will be on your left and the Park on your right). After you pass the Zoo and the Lefferts House on your right, make a right hand turn at the traffic light at Ocean Avenue. Follow Ocean Avenue to the next major intersection, which is Ocean and Parkside Avenues. Make a sharp right into the Park (diagonally across from McDonald´┐Żs). Proceed slowly on the Park Drive to the flashing light where you make a left into the Wollman Rink Parking Lot. From Long Island via Brooklyn-Queens Expressway: Exit at Tillary Street and turn onto Flatbush Avenue. Then follow the above directions: Manhattan via Manhattan Bridge.

From Staten Island via Verrazano Bridge: Follow Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Exit at Atlantic Avenue, making right onto Flatbush Avenue. Then follow the above directions: Manhattan via Manhattan Bridge.

Food Availability:
Snack bar
Vending machines

Prospect Park in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays.


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OPEN Thursday–Sunday + Holidays, 12–5 pm

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