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Longwood Gardens

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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In 1906, industrialist Pierre du Pont (1870-1954) purchased a small farm near Kennett Square, PA, to save a collection of historic trees from being sold for lumber. Today, Longwood Gardens is one of the world’s great horticultural displays...more
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1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my wife here for the first time for our 16th wedding anniversary and were speechless on how peaceful and beautiful this place is. We will definitely be returning for a evening visit to check out the light show.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dan E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us. I was a bit doubtful about the entry price, but wasn’t disappointed. A plants lovers dream. Definitely worth a look if you in the area. Lots of walking, so be prepared with water and good shoes.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I’ve lived in the Longwood Gardens area for 35 years and NEVER get tired of visiting the gardens. I have a membership and try and visit often. Always changing, always beautiful, always a pure pleasure!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mazzie52
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden rivals many botanical and garden sites around the world. Beautifully designed and maintained. We really enjoyed all of the 3.5 hours we spent walking around this site. There are many things to see and learn about. Indoors and out, they have a very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bartpic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Sunday, 9/8/19 to explore the gardens for the first time. What an amazing experience. The grounds are well kept with almost every flower, tree and plant you can think of in season. The Meadow Garden is beautiful. Made me feel as if...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Crys57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived mid afternoon and had plenty of time to walk the gardens before having dinner at the 1906 restaurant. We then stayed for the light show with the fountains. A very nice day wand well worth the price of admission.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank marevan3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable trip. Flowers and gardens were gorgeous. Water features, lily ponds, hanging baskets, and so many displays to see. Very clean and well kept and maintained. Amazing---a true "Garden of Eden". Woul love to go back for each season.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Lillie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly we came unprepared. Only one of us had been before and she was equally impressed - by our discoveries, the early fall beauty of the grounds, the day itself, the incredible fountains and on & on. The lily pads captivated us for a long...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank MK E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A single visit does not do justice to this garden in Chester County. The foundation that operates the facility spare nothing do deliver the finest seasonal experiences for their visitors. We bought the membership pass which allowed us to see all the exhibits. Spring flora,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Discover324873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting to enjoy a few beers, good music with friends. Food in the beer garden is ok. Not gourmet. Inside is better, but they’re busy. The gardens are fantastic!

Date of experience: August 2019
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June 2, 2019|
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Response from biz_Travelor7 | Reviewed this property |
They have electric carts available for a fee and wheelchairs are complimentary. It’s a large (350 acre) facility, so folks with mobility problems will need the assistance.
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Response from Elizabeth A | Reviewed this property |
We found a take-out deli nearby with great sandwiches!