Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Garden
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348, United States
Hours:
Closed until 9:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM

Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people though excellence in, garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts.

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  • visitPA

    Today, we understand the importance of environmental conservation. That wasn't so common in 1906, when Pierre du Pont purchased this land to preserve the trees.

    visitPA · July 16, 2010
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  • neil k.

    Always a great place to spend an afternoon on your on or with people you care about

    neil k · February 23, 2010
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  • Visit Philly

    Children learn about nature with amazing plants and fun activities around every corner at the Indoor Children’s Garden, including 17 kid-friendly fountains. An extra shirt or towel might come in handy

    Visit Philly · July 26, 2010
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  • USA TODAY

    Come to this garden, about 40 miles west of Philadelphia, for 325 acres of constant jaw-dropping displays. It's famous for its fountains, but check out the greenhouse conservatory too. Read more

    USA TODAY · November 22, 2010
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  • Ben L.

    The gardens have a beautiful Christmas light display during the Winter months.

    Ben L. · March 27, 2010
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  • Andy D.

    Check out DuPont house

    Andy D · April 27, 2013
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  • Justin N.

    If it's your first visit, buy a one-day admission then consider buying a membership as you leave. You can apply the cost of your one-day admission towards the membership fee if you ask politely.

    Justin Nachod · September 16, 2011
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  • blake G.

    please repeat this...I must go to longwood gardens during the holiday season. . I must go to longwood gardens during the holiday season. OR you will be very bummed out that you missed it.

    blake GRANT · August 23, 2011
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  • Michael C.

    Find and explore all 3 treehouses.

    Michael Caruso · March 19, 2010
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  • Sally W.

    One of my favorite places in the world. So beautiful. The exhibits change all the time, so it is always new and exciting each trip! Read more

    Sally Witt · September 5, 2011
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  • Krista

    Go several times a year, as the displays are constantly changing

    Krista · September 26, 2010
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  • Warren D.

    Check out the Fireworks and Fountains shows going on throughout the summer. Get there early, spread out a blanket, and enjoy an awesome show. Read more

    Warren Dutton · April 26, 2010
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  • Aubree Cherie

    Go to Longwood Gardens and check out the current Making Scents: The Art and Passion for Fragrance. Its hands on and a lot of fun for kids! (And the kids at heart!) Read more

    Aubree Cherie · April 23, 2010
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  • Warren D.

    Make reservations for a sunset dinner at the 1906 restaurant. Arrive two hours before dinner and tour the conversatory as you work up a good appetite.

    Warren Dutton · March 23, 2010
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  • Tracey H.

    Bring your macro lens

    Tracey H · August 15, 2011
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  • Philly.com

    One of Longwood Gardens’ most popular seasons is right around the holidays; once you visit you’ll know why. The four-acre conservatory is transformed into a holiday light and sight spectacular. Read more

    Philly.com · December 18, 2013
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  • Cara F.

    This is good for photographers, artists etc. The flowers are gorgeous, and the children's garden is perfect interaction. This place is gorgeous in all seasons, and open for all. Love. MUST GO!

    Cara F · November 29, 2012
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  • Anthony M.

    The one-year family membership is a steal for the price! Family of 6 here saved on first visit. More times per year is found money.

    Anthony M. · February 26, 2011
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  • Sharon W.

    They have the most beautiful flower show every Spring. If in town check it out

    Sharon White · July 18, 2010
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  • M Lauren H.

    A wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Or an evening in the winter if you enjoy holiday light displays.

    M Lauren Hill · January 12, 2013
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  • Karen S.

    Got a tripod? Don't forget to get a permit.

    Karen Schlechter · April 19, 2012
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  • Elle G.

    If the front doors are locked, allow yourself to face the fact that they close at 5 pm in October.

    Elle Gee · October 25, 2011
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  • Joe C.

    The mushroom soup at the cafeteria is a must have. Delicious!

    Joe Coughlin · October 30, 2010
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  • Emily B.

    The most beautiful and epic conservatory that I have ever visited.

    Emily B · October 29, 2010
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  • Adam C.

    I'm 110% enchanted with this place. I will visit over and over again.

    Adam Cerny · November 28, 2014
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  • Melissa D.

    Christmas time is awesome!!

    Melissa Davis · December 12, 2012
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  • Scott A.

    Too much here to see in one day.

    Scott Allender · July 31, 2012
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  • Rick G.

    Be sure to check out the Bruce Munro exhibit going on now. It was really amazing!

    Rick Garofolo · June 17, 2012
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  • Danilo M.

    check out the Bruce Monroe light exhibit throughout the gardens running through summer 2011

    Danilo Maffei · June 8, 2012
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  • Morgan Boyle Y.

    April 1st is when they start to sell the Orchids from this past exhibit

    Morgan Boyle YoureWelcome · March 15, 2012
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  • Chris M.

    Had my engagement photos done here! Great place for it!

    Chris Mcfadden · November 12, 2011
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  • Jay A.

    the Gardens are amazing. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Read more

    Jay Archambeault · September 19, 2011
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  • RJ C.

    Do not miss the Italian water garden if you're there in the summer. It's a hidden gem on the outskirts of the property buy its well worth the visit.

    RJ Carroll · June 19, 2011
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  • Pamloves B.

    Christmas display us fabulous

    Pamloves Books · December 24, 2010
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  • Teresa H.

    The Christmas display is amazing every year! Buy timed tickets on the website to avoid ticket lines during the holidays.

    Teresa H · November 24, 2010
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  • August B.

    The grounds are breathtaking, but if you have time, stay for the fireworks. Other than Disney World, this is the BEST fireworks display I've ever seen. Dinner at The Terrace Restaurant was a yummy e

    August B · July 23, 2010
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  • Lakeysha T.

    One of my favorite places in the world :)

    Lakeysha Thompson · January 26
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  • Josh M.

    Amazing lights displays

    Josh Miller · January 5
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  • John B.

    Great way to enjoy the holiday.

    John Bielicki · December 29, 2014
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  • Brett T.

    They have NO BUSINESS SELLING TICKETS TO PEOPLE FAILING TO DISCLOSE YOU HAVE TO RIDE A SCHOOL BUS TO GET IN! Never again!

    Brett Tracy · December 28, 2014
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  • Shannon Z.

    Beautiful! Very pretty around Christmas and a great place to watch 4th of July fireworks

    Shannon Zucker · December 24, 2014
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  • Phil A.

    You definitely want to visit at night during the winter season and see the light decorations!

    Phil Adams · December 23, 2014
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  • visitPA

    Wander through twinkling lights, poinsettias and Christmas trees at Longwood's annual Christmas display. Beautifully lit fountains dance in a starry wonderland, and concerts are presented daily.

    visitPA · October 29, 2014
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  • Paula S.

    Field trip with children of America

    Paula Stofa-Mattson · August 15, 2014
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  • Margie G.

    Fantastic mushroom soup in cafe. Bring a change of clothes for the kids after playing in the indoor children's garden. They do hand out towels now too.

    Margie G. · August 10, 2014
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  • Eduardo R.

    The idea gardens and fruit and vegetable plants to the west side are awesome and easy to miss. Check them out.

    Eduardo Ramirez · August 8, 2014
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  • Sherri R.

    Each seasonal exhibit is gorgeous! I'm a member and love both the mums and the holiday displays.

    Sherri Rudnick · August 6, 2014
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  • Cherry Qianyun L.

    Fireworks at longwood garden

    Cherry Qianyun Lin · July 21, 2014
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  • Joseph G.

    They have very nice flowers. Your date will love it.

    Joseph G · July 7, 2014
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  • Talal

    من اجمل الحدائق التي زرتها في العالم

    Talal · September 1, 2013
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