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Address: 170 Hotel Road, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: 717-534-3492
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Description: Established as a formal rose garden in 1937 by Milton Hershey, Hershey...
Established as a formal rose garden in 1937 by Milton Hershey, Hershey Gardens features more than 23 acres of horticultural excellence. Filled with magnificent theme gardens, colorful seasonal displays, the seasonal outdoor Butterfly House and the renowned rose garden filled with 5,000 rose bushes, Hershey Gardens simply must be experienced!
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Very pretty and lots to see. Many types of different flowers and stories. Nice paths to walk on and history of the different flowers planted

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Saugerties, New York
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Sunriver, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We love botanical gardens and were interested in seeing this one too. The good news is our annual pass to Norfolk Botanical Gardens gave us FREE reciprocal admission. I had read previous reviews before our visit. I knew many were disappointed in paying admission and there not being much in bloom. The admission price is not inexpensive so they were... More 

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Saugerties, New York
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Very pretty and lots to see. Many types of different flowers and stories. Nice paths to walk on and history of the different flowers planted

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Stratford, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A beautiful Saturday afternoon with friends was spent walking through the gardens ... flowers in bloom let us know that this cold, snowy winter was over! Even with the construction in one corner of the park, it was a great realaxing way to spend time out of doors.

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PA
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124 reviews 124 reviews
43 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love Hershey Gardens My two friends and I do things together for each other's birthday. The gardens are lovely and very well maintained. It doesn't cost much and I was able to get discounted tickets on Groupon. There are all different types of flowers for the season. There is a walkway with park benches. For me, the best part... More 

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New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The garden is located on the Hotel Hershey grounds directly across from the entrance of the hotel. I imagine it must be beautiful during the summer once all of the flowers bloom and the butterfly exhibit opens but there's really not much to see in May since there are no indoor exhibits. The kids enjoyed the children's section where three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great for kids. A little pricey but a very nice view and lovely grounds. Plan to spend several hours here.

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PA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A great place to go to enjoy beautiful flowers. Also nice butterfly house and children's garden. Well worth the $10.50 admission. $9:50 for seniors and $7.50 for 3-12yrs, under 3 free. There are restrooms at the entrance and near the children's garden. Lots of area to walk. Flower gardens as well as areas of trees and bushes. Benches along the... More 

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Yucaipa, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Hershey Gardens are gorgeous. A great place to walk and explore the various themed gardens. Bring your camera for some amazing pictures.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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98 reviews 98 reviews
50 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The pollen was very bad no fault of Hershey so lots of sneezing people. The tulips were almost past their blooms but still beautiful to see. The butterfly exhibit was closed until later in the month. The Japanese garden is so beautiful. Since it was Mothers Day many people getting that perfect floral scene. Beautiful for a nice warm May... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you like flowers and plants and trees, this is definitely a place you cannot skip if you're in the area. They have all types of flowers and plants that I had never even heard of, same thing goes for the trees. But do check their webpage to see what's blooming or not if you are wanting to see something... More 

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