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Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Address: 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2110 (Formerly Heritage Plantation)
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You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and...

You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.

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An amazing experience!! Don't miss a stop to Heritage Museum and Gardens!

This wonderfully diverse museum and gardens... and now adventure ropes is such a unique and beautiful experience. Acres of beautiful gardens, world class rhododendrons, exhibits... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
JustEnjoy51
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Cape Cod, MA
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Cape Cod, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This wonderfully diverse museum and gardens... and now adventure ropes is such a unique and beautiful experience. Acres of beautiful gardens, world class rhododendrons, exhibits and guest speakers, stunning antique car collections, great offerings for education, wonderful contributions to the community! Something for all ages!

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Massachusets
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to visit for hours museum gardens Americana vintage cars hand carved carousel swan pond

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Thank Jim N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A first visit to Gardens Aglow for our grandchildren and they thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds are beautifully lit and the kids had fun doing the reindeer scavenger hunt. Likewise, they were mesmerized by the ice sculpting. The Carousel was a favorite with the girls while the trains in the exhibition hall attracted my grandson. Great ideas for holiday and dinner... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with extended family to enjoy a night time stroll through the lights. Wonderful display and tour through the museum and train displays. The Santa was grand. Thanks so much for a great evening of family fun.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

We went here at Christmas time to see the lights and the car show and were treated to a Celtic string band. A nice selection of cars not too many and the building is really neat. The holiday lights were less than we expected however. $18 each to get in seemed high

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Cape Cod
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

My wife and I took our two grandchildren to Heritage's "Gardens Aglow" holiday display. We were all excited to go and were all disappointed when we left. It just didn't measure up to our expectations, grandchildren included. Perhaps we expected too much. It was very crowded so if you decide to go, pre-purchase your tickets online ($18 for adults, $7... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We enjoyed walking around all the flowers. There is a building with old cars in it. That was very nice as well. They have different sculptures as well. They have a small cafe.

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Thank dbeaupre49
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The age of the site makes the gardens really great. This is definitely the primary draw for the site during the spring and early summer. Plan to do some walking, however there is a golf cart to help those that may need some assistance to or from key points within the attraction. If you are bringing a stroller for small... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful gardens to droll through with an abundance of activities on site! Scavenger hunts, car museum, maze, laberynth, carousel, and so much more! Hidden hollow with its tree house and abundance of activities for children! The magnolia caffe and the art gallery! Just wonderful for the whole family! Plan on spending a full day!

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Austin,tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Stunningly beautiful gardens to walk through. The automobile collection is fascinating. My wife, who usually has a low threshold for car museums really got into this collection of perfectly restored cars. It was fall and the grounds provided a gorgeous walk. I can't imagine how nice it will look in Spring. Also, this is a NARM museum, so you can... More 

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