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Smith College Botanic Garden

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Address: 15 College Lane, Northampton, MA
Phone Number: 413-585-2740
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There are ten different garden types and a greenhouse in this Botanic...

There are ten different garden types and a greenhouse in this Botanic Garden.

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Nice Saturday afternoon

Came here a few weekends ago and it was so nice! They keep up the place so beautifully, and theres no admission cost. Just a great place to come for a fun afternoon. I would love... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here a few weekends ago and it was so nice! They keep up the place so beautifully, and theres no admission cost. Just a great place to come for a fun afternoon. I would love to go there and read on one of their benches.

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Thank Jgallant95
Rockland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love coming here for many of their special flower shows. It is in a beautiful setting near Paradise pond and you can expand your connection with nature walking the lovely grounds at Smith.

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Thank Fay K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place to go in any season, but especially wonderful to visit during the winter to escape the cold.

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Thank JNMNR123
Boston, Massachusetts
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88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice greenhouse that is free and a short distance from downtown. Even in January there will be flowers. Multiple environments and plants represented. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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Thank John B
Milford, Connecticut
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long holiday weekend with 2 kids and trying to determine what destination would satisfy mom & dad and also the kids. The four of us took a day trip to Northampton - Springfield to tour Smith College Botanic Garden and then the Basketball Hall of Fame. Walking through the greenhouses while it was grey and 28 degrees outside was a... More 

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Thank Curt K
Belchertown, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gem in Northampton! The green houses are lovely here. There is so much to see and learn. It's a wonderful way to spend a dreary winter afternoon.

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Thank Kaycee12561
Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I especially like their bulb show which is a harbinger of spring to come. All your senses are enlivened by the extraordinary variety of flowering bulbs.

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Thank Tzippy1
Northampton, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit year round. However the first weekend in March is the bulb show. Such a perfect break from the winter doldrums. Worth the trip from where ever you are. The outside gardens are also beautiful in Spring/Summer

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Thank JNJ1086
Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Yes New England is enjoying a mild winter. But in the back of everyone's mind is the thought, if you don't like the weather wait a minute. So when the weather turns cold and you need relief I recommend the Lyman Plant House. There is a dazzling array of plants from cacti to orchids. The fragrance of many of these... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Very broad array of plants. In several working greenhouses. Need to read the brief descriptions to figure out what some of these were.

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