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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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Chicago
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I especially enjoyed the exhibit, Wicked Plants, but both of us were enamored with the beauty of the setting, the nature walks and the tasteful landscaping. It is a gem.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

So much go see on the beautiful grounds. Lovely day with family on vacation or day trip. Definately will be back again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Kept 2 adults age 20, 50 and 80 captivated for 2 hours but felt like 45 minutes! Creative exhibit and wonderful gardens.

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Brookhaven, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A nice place to visit even on a cloudy day. Antique cars, gardens and a wonderful exhibit on carnivorous plants.

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Sarasota, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were looking to kill half an hour or so on the way to Plymouth. Ended up wishing we had lots more time. It is a varied attraction. There is a car museum, quite nice. There are gardens and walkways, nice to go on. There was a great and very clever exhibit on evil plants. (Trust me-you need to see... More

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New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Gardens, thoughtful and original exhibits, beautiful grounds- if you have children, you must stop by Hidden Hollow! Waterfall fountain, original carousel to ride, wonderful staff and an antique car collection! A very special place indeed.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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457 reviews 457 reviews
104 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had a very enjoyable time at the gardens. There were three special exhibits being shown- antique cars, wicked plants and giant bugs(sculptures). The garden plantings were exceptional. We especially enjoyed the water flume(water fall and Lilly pads) and the Wind Mill- and the beautiful plants near it. In addition there is a Garden Cafe and a gift shop.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Heritage has come a long way in reaching out to all visitors, young, older, and young at heart. Kids especially love Hidden Hollow; a gem of a place to explore and let kids be kids in a learning and museum environment. Just walking to Hidden Hollow is an adventure in itself. The museum gardens are beautifully maintained with 'off trail'... More

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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123 reviews 123 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Visiting on Friday when they have family day and while the Big Bugs were there was great. Lots of activities for small kids. Seven, five and two year olds had a blast. Clean and well kept. Cafe was good. Beautiful grounds. Just a good time. Kids were amazed by the antique cars and even one they could sit in. Will... More

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HeritageMuseums, Marketing Associate at Heritage Museums & Gardens, responded to this review

Hi Quinn: Thank you for your recent visit to and review of Heritage Museums & Gardens. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself during your visit. Regarding the miniature soldiers, they have been in storage as we have had different traveling exhibits on display in recent years. We do get many questions about those soldiers and when... More

Frederick, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A place for the "Whole Family". Antique cars for Dad, Garden for Mom and Sculptures for Kids. The trail to the sculptured insects was fascinating. The antique car exhibit will have you wanting to start your own miniature collection and the garden was filled with variety of blooms. There are even benches for you to rest and enjoy the scenery.... More

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