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Address: 6 Discovery Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537
Phone Number: 508-888-6870
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking, Leisure education
Description: This unique spot boasts beautiful gardens and nature trails, as well as a...
This unique spot boasts beautiful gardens and nature trails, as well as a jam-making kitchen.
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Interesting for all ages

Green Briar offers many programs of interest to all ages. My children have attended special events such as Night time Halloween forest walks and kayak overnights. The staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
BPottey
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Green Briar offers many programs of interest to all ages. My children have attended special events such as Night time Halloween forest walks and kayak overnights. The staff makes each event special. I have enjoyed jam making workshops with my children and with adult groups. It is wonderful to be able to say you made your own jam. The grounds... More 

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Providence, RI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I booked a private jam-making class at Green Briar for a late April bachelorette party weekend on the Cape. It turned out to be the highlight of our trip! Our instructor, Nancy, greeted us warmly and showed us into a gorgeous, quaint, country kitchen where we could see strawberries, rhubarb, and jam pots waiting! We had the place to ourselves... More 

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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After living practically across the street from the Green Briar Nature Center for 8 years I recently went to a jam making session. What a great time I had! I make jam in my own kitchen but, still was able to learn and come away with several jars of Pear,Apple, Cranberry jam and it is a big hit here at... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

On an autumn trip to Cape Cod, my husband and I stopped in here, hoping to buy some jam. But we ended up spending ages here! We love old libraries, so the Thornton W Burgess library was a lovely place to sit and read for a while. The little gallery with his books and an exhibition about surf fishing was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great place cool animals. Took my 89 year old aunt. Wheelchair friendly. Jam kitchen is cool. Jam is really good

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This property was the setting for the stories of Peter Rabbit and friends, written in the late 18th Century. I've taken a nephew to walk the paths of Peter Rabbit, as well as choose from a library of these books for his early reading. There is an entire program for nature education for the little ones also. Inside art and... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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132 reviews 132 reviews
15 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

What a quaint and interesting place to visit. And the variety of jams, jellies, chutney's, etc. is outstanding. It is a place I would like to take time to visit again, and make my own jam or jelly. There is something to be learned here, about Thornton Burgess, and just loved the live bunnies who live there.

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Commerce, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

It was raining so we only went to the Jam Kitchen and that was interesting to watch them prepare jams and relishes. The kitchen is open and the smell was wonderful. Watch out if you have small children because the pans and burners are all within their reach.

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orlando
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333 reviews 333 reviews
76 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Although they had just finished making the jams, we still enjoyed visiting this little nature spot. Good place for children to walk around and don't forget to check out the bunnies. A great gift shop with all the jams there for tasting too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My kids took nature classes here when they were little. No frills good fun. My now teenager and I have learned how to make jam. Simple pleasures.

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