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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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Conservatory Under Construction

As members of the Hershey Gardens, we like to go throughout the year to visit the gardens and see the changes each season brings. Now there is not much blooming although it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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Palmyra, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

As members of the Hershey Gardens, we like to go throughout the year to visit the gardens and see the changes each season brings. Now there is not much blooming although it's great to see hyacinths, tulips, flowering cherry trees, and other items beginning to show that spring has finally arrived in Hershey. We look forward to the Conservatory being... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

My family and I went to the Hershey Gardens on April 16th. We understood that many flowers wouldn't be blooming (their website explained that tulips were late this year). But when we got into the gardens, after paying full price, we realized that the gardens hadn't really even opened yet. The fountains and artificial lake weren't filled. The river in... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We went in April thinking there would be some flowers and trees in bloom, perhaps a greenhouse with flowers, but there was nothing in bloom anywhere. There were some lovely areas, particularly theJapanese garden. But on the whole, we felt ripped off. We thought the cashier should have told us there was nothing in bloom and left the decision to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I came here with my mother and brother on a whim. It was late October and we found ourselves with some free time. What peaked out interest, at the time, to head to the gardens was the Bonsai Tree exhibit. What we didn't know was that we would spend hours walking around the gardens in total awe at the beauty... More 

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Hershey gardens were beautiful. They weren't too big like Longwood so it was the perfect size to spend the morning walking around in.

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Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The gardens were lovely and smelled wonderful! Very interactive with the children. We went a very hot day but, enjoyed it so much! Benches to sit and relax! Would go again!

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West Windsor, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Spent the afternoon here with my daughter and husband. It's a beautiful location and the flowers and plants are stunning. So much to see and it's great to be able to walk around and enjoy everything that they've done there. We'll be back.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The butterfly house & the children's garden are very nice. Beautifully kept. Gorgeous flowers and trees. Don't rush when you come here. Enjoy your stroll as you take time to smell the flowers. Beautiful gift shop, too.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a great garden to walk thru. Children's garden and butterfly house are very educational. Love the many roses that were Katherine Hershey's love. Close parking.

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Chantilly, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We enjoyed walking around the gardens. It is right on the grounds of the Hotel Hershey. There are so many beautiful plants. We enjoyed the butterfly room. The children enjoyed it as well.

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