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Address: Route 1, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone Number: 610-388-1000
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The garden spreads out over 1,000 acres and includes 20 distinct gardens in...

The garden spreads out over 1,000 acres and includes 20 distinct gardens in the conservatory alone.

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Outdoor Theater

We enjoyed a production of Shrek the Musical in the outdoor theater in Longwood Gardens. So long as it isn't too hot, delightful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a production of Shrek the Musical in the outdoor theater in Longwood Gardens. So long as it isn't too hot, delightful.

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East Sussex UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited on a weekday in mid July, and it wasn't crowded at all. Although there were loads of cars in the car park, the grounds are so big you never saw more than a few people (other than around the cafe area). The glasshouses were massive, as impressive as Kew Gardens in London and with a great range of... More 

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My grand daughter loves the Children's garden, the water features, and the tree houses. I really enjoy the hiking through the meadows. Just a great place to visit.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved walking around such a beautiful place. We went very last minute, but wished I had planned to attend one of the special events. I will next time! That said... I loved the Italian gardens, fountains, conservatory, and giant lily plants.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love Longwood. Started visiting with my mother way back when it was free and only place for lunch was the picnic grove. Now I go with my seven grand kids who rump thru the children's garden, delight in the Trains at Christmas and the tree houses!

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Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review just needs to say awesome. The land was purchased by DuPont and turned into a fabulous work of botanical art.The garden rivals some of the historic gardens in Europe. Very family friendly. There was a great band playing songs for young kids and the kids were all dancing when we arrived. There is a beer garden for adults.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While any person can go visit this beautiful place, the best experience can be gained by walking through the huge meadow... but one can also visit the conservatory and the Italian gardens. Look for special events schedule prior to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the Main Fountains are undergoing a revitalization, Longwood Gardens is an amazing place. The conservatory is beautiful. The water lily display is full of incredible water platters that look like they would hold a grown man. The orchid house and banana house were closed due to maintenance but the rest of the conservatory was sensational. Children loved the Children's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Longwood Gardens is the estate of the DuPont family, which they generously opened to the public many years ago. We live an hour away, but made this visit part of our "staycation," and I have to admit, it's a must see. The gardens are spectacular, and yes, there are acres to see, but scooters are readily available for those with... More 

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Kennett Square
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot say enough for LWG it is for all ages and wonderful place to walk, take in the natures magical beauty and watch all ages come to life with the fountain show. Food also a nice end or mid-stop of self tours

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