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Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

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6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316
+1 508-888-6870
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Stopped on our Honeymoon

My husband and I love history and jam, so this place was a hit! The staff was so nice and we felt... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2016
SKoumourdas222
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Jammin' for real!!!

THIS is where you go when you want to have an olde time experience. You can join a group or bring... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2016
myerscl
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East Sandwich, Massachusetts
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This unique spot boasts beautiful gardens and nature trails, as well as a jam-making kitchen.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“peter rabbit” (12 reviews)
“gift shop” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316
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+1 508-888-6870

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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love history and jam, so this place was a hit! The staff was so nice and we felt very welcomed! The historical library and information was really great. We bought four Jams and they have all been delicious! The little nature...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

THIS is where you go when you want to have an olde time experience. You can join a group or bring your own group and make jelly that you get to bring home!!! You can work side by side with excellent staff, in the old...More

Thank myerscl
Reviewed April 30, 2016

We came here for my birthday request to make jam in the Jam Kitchen and were not disappointed with that experience! Very fun, great teacher (we had Nancy), yummy jam, cooked on burners from 1932!! The grounds are very pretty, nature trails, wildlife garden, Mr...More

Thank kmarie2lee
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

My niece and I booked the strawberry rhubarb jam class. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Everything needed was provided and clear instructions given by Nancy, who was also a great resource for information beyond the class. The class started punctually and it was great to meet...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Lots of jam to choose from and touristy things. Just like any other jam store anywhere else in the U.S. Friendly staff.

Thank janet s
Reviewed September 30, 2015

We go every time we are on the cape as they make the BEST jams/jelly on the Cape. It is really nice when all the ladies are cooking. They have a degustation area and you can try some wonderful things. For small ones, do not...More

1  Thank PatPilees
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Love this place. There is so much to do here and nothing is rushed. From walking through the peaceful gardens, looking at the wildlife in and around Smiling Pool, to visiting the jam kitchen and tasting some of the jams, jellies and preserves. This is...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed August 26, 2015

fantastic place to buy great jams and jellies and if you are lucky enough to be there in time, they will teach you how to make it. Loved the whole place.

1  Thank Shuggiplum
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Jams, jellies, pickles in the kitchen, Thorton Burgess' Peter Rabbit and his private library, and spectacular gardens, all in one stop! We visiting 20 years ago and there is a new animal center with a few animals, a rabbit, of course. Worth the trip! A...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great trails, gift shop, programs for children. Mary the Director is a fabulous story teller. So many committed volunteers. Bring your children and grandchildren to build a strong appreciation for all nature has to offer!

1  Thank Calvin1435
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Emily S
April 27, 2017|
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Response from JustEnjoy51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, My mistake. I was thinking Heritage Museum and Gardens not allowing pets. Greenbrier probably does but please call 508.888.6870 to receive their current policy from their staff.
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Maria M
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
At about the same time both Potter and Burgess created a character named Peter Rabbit. I am not sure who was technically published first. At some point a copyright court battle ensued as to who had the "rights" to the name... More
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