A public garden & cultural center


A spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill's vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.

Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York. See directions



Perkins Visitor Center 9:30AM−4:30PM
Wave Hill House 9AM
Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10AM–Noon; 1PM–4PM
Glyndor Gallery  10AM–4:30PM

The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30AM–4:30PM
The Cafe at Wave Hill 10AM−4:30PM

Summer Evenings

Sunset Wednesdays  June 26−August 7, 2019
Grounds close at 8:30PM, Cafe and Gallery open tll 7:30PM, Visitor and Shop till 7PM
Twilight in the Garden Thursdays, August 1−August 22, 2019
Grounds close at 8PM, Cafe and Gallery open till 7:30PM; Visitor Center and Shop close at 5:30PM


Closed Mondays except Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day 
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

November 1March 14




$10 Adults
$6 Students and Seniors 65+
$4 Children 6+
Free to Members and children under 6

Admission on Summer Evenings

There is a $2 surcharge on admission to the grounds starting at 4PM. Click on any Summer Evening event to prepay admission to the grounds until 4PM on day of event and save $2.


For our religiously observant visitors

Information about Reciprocal Benefits

Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Summer Evenings and for special events.


Onsite: Starting July 1, 2019, onsite parking will be closed for Front Gate renovations.
Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.

Download Seasonal Map & Guide (pdf)

Download seasonal activity for kids (pdf)