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Heritage Museums & Gardens

Pine and Grove Streets, Sandwich, MA 02563 (Formerly Heritage Plantation)
508 888 3300
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Sandwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Gardens, Art Museums, Parks, Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Hiking
Description: You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.
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English first
New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We loved the Heritage Museum. It had vast, green grounds that you could walk around on (with a stroller) and at the time, we saw the Big Bugs exhibit, which was nice. The automobile exhibit is really interesting and the cars are beautiful. The cafe in the Gardens isn't so bad and is a good place to grab a snack/drink... More

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This had good reviews but I think I was expecting too much coming from England where we have spectacular gardens with year round interest. The museum bits were interesting enough but apart from nice floral displays by the entrance and around the windmill the rest of the site was mainly woodland - nice enough but not what I wanted to... More

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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104 reviews 104 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

As a group we took the reserve ahead in depth tour of the museum. We got to look at the cars that are not on display and all the facts about them. They only do this tour once per month and it was worth it! It's amazing how this collection came together in a few years. All it takes is... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I visited as part of our honeymoon and felt that we were able to get a pretty thorough experience of everything. We started off with about a half hour in the antique car museum, which was neat and a lot of fun, even for not bring specifically car enthusiasts. We wandered around all of the different gardens,... More

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Bedford, England
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311 reviews 311 reviews
197 attraction reviews
528 helpful votes 528 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

There is something for everyone in this wonderful place. The Automobile Museum is full of beautiful old cars, the 1931 Duesenberg is probably many people's favourite. The grounds are equally as enjoyable, with many paths taking you through trees, flowers and down to the lake. It's easy to find some peace and tranquillity here away from the crowds. Sit in... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our first trip here for many many years . we had forgotten what a beautiful venue. We even joined to help keep this place improving and lasting for future generations to enjoy.

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Rhode Island
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Do yourself a favor & spend a day here! If you like to walk outdoors & enjoy beautiful landscaping, old time cars, casual gourmet dining, plus more then make sure you go! We had a great time & show your military ID for free admission for the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What an amazing day to spend the day either with children or without. There are many things to do and see. Take a walk through the gorgeous grounds, looking at the flowers, enjoying the sights and enjoying the natural beauty of this amazing place. So many things to see and do, you can get wrapped up here for hours.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Today I went to sandwich museum and gardens and it was absolutely wonderful. The grounds are kept very clean and there are labels on most of the plants and trees. They now have the hidden hollow for the kids but I found myself enjoying it just as much. The cars museum was the first stop and reading about the history... More

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Sarasota, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Gardens were great. Antique auto collection was spectacular! There was a special ongoing exhibit of dangerous ( poisonous) plants done in such a manner that the kids visiting were thoroughly enjoying their experience. Well done!

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