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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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Address: 11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505-1008
Phone Number: 508-869-6111
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a...

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a living museum of plants exquisite in every season. Several distinctive gardens arrange plants according to an overall Master Plan, that includes a Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Systematic Garden, Cottage & Vegetable Garden, Wildlife Refuge Pond, Winter Garden, and more. Two conservatories--the Orangerie and the Limonaia--display non-hardy plants in winter, with blooming flowers in every season. Springtime brings more than a quarter million flowering bulbs, including a signature field of more than 25,000 daffodils.

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Trip with 15 second grade Cub Scouts

We needed a trip to a botanical garden to fulfill a requirement for one of our adventures. How lucky were we to have Tower Hill so close by. The boys had a wonderful tour of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We needed a trip to a botanical garden to fulfill a requirement for one of our adventures. How lucky were we to have Tower Hill so close by. The boys had a wonderful tour of the grounds which they found to be fun and educational, followed by a trip to the classroom to make terrariums. They learned why the certain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had only a few hours to visit but enjoyed every minute . The gardens are beautifully designed and well tended. We visited at the best time as the vegetable garden was at its peak with many varieties of unusual and heirloom varieties. Buildings and other sculptural features compliment the planting seeds and the views are spectacular. We had lunch... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have lived close to this for the past 20 years. I went maybe 10 years ago to visit while working for an advertising company. WOW, i am amazed at the transformation of this magical, beautiful place. I brought my wife out and it was such a beautiful evening. An excellent choice to relax, soak in nature and just enjoy... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome place to enjoy outdoors and walk the paths very relaxing . Perfect for a wedding venue. Spring is beautiful with flowers fall is beautiful with foliage around Schuster

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had never visited here before, found it on line while looking for wheel chair accessible parks. A beautiful small Botanical Garden, a small version of Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. Well worth the visit, very reasonable entry fee and most of it is accessible by wheel chair. We especially loved the harmonizing of color arrangements in their plantings, like a... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister found this gem when looking for something to do on a recent visit. Have to admit that I was surprised by the professional development of this garden site. It is a great setting, on a hill as you might guess, with beautiful views. There are a series of gardens, as is typical, with some atypical themes (systematic garden).... More 

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Sutton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tower hill is a beautiful place to go alone, with family, or as a couple. It's so well taken care of and so relaxing. The staff is friendly and helpful, the member programs are great, the cafe has great food, and the plant sale is amazing. I go very often and love it each time.

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Port Huron, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and relaxing place to visit. Minimally priced. Only partly stroller friendly (something I wish I had known in advance however) the other half is mostly gravel path which is great if you don't have a small human in a stroller (like those carriers would be great). Would love to see over Christmas it would be amazing!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a peaceful relaxing place to go without having to drive to far. I was lucky to get a free pass at my local library and decided to go that day. The ride was quick and easy, the parking was plentiful , the gardens were incredibly beautiful. I especially enjoyed watching the staff tend to the gardens.... More 

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went there with my wife in 2015 and we spent over an hour there wandering the acres of Flowers and trees. Very enjoyable

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