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Address: 170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9507
Phone Number: +1 717-534-3492
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Open year-round, Hershey Gardens' new Milton & Catherine Hershey...

Open year-round, Hershey Gardens' new Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory features an indoor, tropical Butterfly Atrium, where guests can experience hundreds of butterflies and tropical plants. Opened in 1937, the 23-acre outdoor garden features a renowned rose garden, magnificent theme gardens, colorful seasonal displays, and a whimsical Children's Garden.

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The butterfly room was amazing. Walking through and seeing the butterflies moving around was excellent. The outside was just beautiful even in November.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
lori h
Mertztown, Pennsylvania
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Mertztown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The butterfly room was amazing. Walking through and seeing the butterflies moving around was excellent. The outside was just beautiful even in November.

Thank lori h
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hershey Gardens are quite stunning. Although we were there in November, we could picture how amazing they must be in the spring/summer months. The grounds are meticulously groomed. The butterfly exhibit was amazing!! The children's garden was adorable and only further emphasizes the Hershey family's dedication to kids.

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Faridabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place in July, when most of the flowers are in full bloom and this place looked exquisite! We could not enter the gates as we reached after 5 pm but the sight from the fence itself was great. Took some great pictures.

State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The butterfly exhibit just opened. It was amazing. Everyone was so knowledgeable and helpful. I was in a wheelchair and it was easy to get around.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rose garden still interesting late in season. Great stroll around the grounds, a little over a mile. Should have paid more attention to the map as we missed the Japanese Garden. Butterfly area too hot & muggy to enjoy, few butterflies.

Thank Verne K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Hershey Gardens in November, not expecting to see much, but there were a lot of roses, different colors and still blooming, Also the foliage was spectacular, so many red trees, yellow trees and evergreens. Children's gardens is very nice as well! I am sure the gardens are amazing in spring and summer as well! I considered it a... More 

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens were beautiful. The roses were gorgeous. We also loved the butterfly garden. Will definitely go back when everything is in bloom!

Thank michellebY8925NT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we visited the gardens in November, the roses were in bloom and the fall decorations were well-done. There are several different areas in the gardens and they were well-marked and easy to find. The plants were also labelled which was very helpful. I especially loved the bonsai garden. It took a couple of hours to visit, but you might... More 

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harrisburg, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular. So well maintained. Crowded but great and friendly people made it for our family very pleasnat event.

Thank Lewis S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started with the butterfly exhibit. No one warned of the heat and let me go in with coat and scarf. Saw maybe 4 butterflies. There were way more people than butterflies in the exhibit. Not worth it. Went to a lovely one in Canada so had higher expectations. They need more butterflies for sure. The gardens...ugh. Started strong with a... More 

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