Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Garden
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348
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Closed until 9:00am tomorrow (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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  • "... - especially the Conservatory and the lily-pad ponds." (6 tips)
  • "... if you enjoy holiday light displays." (3 tips)
  • "Watch a firework show. They are amazing!" (2 tips)
  • 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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  • 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 G. · August 23, 2011
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  • Michael C.

    Find and explore all 3 treehouses.

    Michael C. · March 19, 2010
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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 N. · September 16, 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 D. · April 26, 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 D. · March 23, 2010
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  • Tracey H.

    Bring your macro lens

    Tracey H. · August 15, 2011
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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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  • 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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  • 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 W. · July 18, 2010
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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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  • Elle G.

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

    Elle G. · October 25, 2011
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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 W. · September 5, 2011
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  • Joe C.

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

    Joe C. · 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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  • JEEVES S.

    Even on a misty day as this, you get great camera shots!

    JEEVES S. · January 13, 2013
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  • Melissa D.

    Christmas time is awesome!!

    Melissa D. · December 12, 2012
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  • Scott A.

    Too much here to see in one day.

    Scott A. · 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 G. · June 17, 2012
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  • Danilo M.

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

    Danilo M. · June 8, 2012
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  • Karen S.

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

    Karen S. · April 19, 2012
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  • Morgan Boyle Y.

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

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

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

    Chris M. · November 12, 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 C. · June 19, 2011
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  • Pamloves B.

    Christmas display us fabulous

    Pamloves B. · 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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  • visitPA

    One of the world's premier horticultural showplaces, Longwood Gardens' 1050 acres boast natural woodlands, majestic gardens, conservatories, and fountains year-round.

    visitPA · February 24
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  • Kait D.

    Great place to visit!

    Kait D. · February 24
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  • Brie D.

    Such a lovely way to ignite the Christmas spirit, beautiful scenery, amazing horticulture and indoor flower displays as well as lights and a musical, water fountain show to top it all off!

    Brie D. · December 27, 2013
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  • Vera S.

    I didn't want to go back here for a long time, but now I sort of want to again.

    Vera S. · October 7, 2013
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  • Selina R.

    Great time & a lot to see. Make sure U give Urself at least 4+ hours to see it all. When they have the fireworks show I would highly recommend n it'll be the best show U'll ever see. Well worth the $$

    Selina R. · September 22, 2013
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  • Caroline O.

    Beautiful place! Pack a picnic lunch.

    Caroline O. · September 18, 2013
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  • Claire Z.

    Lots of walking!!!!

    Claire Z. · August 16, 2013
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  • Alexis A.

    Watch a firework show. They are amazing!

    Alexis A. · July 4, 2013
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  • K

    Lines for Mothers Day if you don't have tickets beware🙀

    K · May 12, 2013
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  • Kristen S.

    Spring is beautiful, but the Christmas greenhouses and light displays are not to be missed.

    Kristen S. · February 19, 2013
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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 H. · January 12, 2013
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  • Nikki O.

    Absolutely beautiful. Went there in the summer.

    Nikki O. · December 13, 2012
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  • OWNER Ultra Hair Studio S.

    Its like being Alice in Wonderland!

    OWNER Ultra Hair Studio S. · November 4, 2012
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  • Steven B.

    like it !!!

    Steven B. · July 29, 2012
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  • Regina B.

    The light show is lovely but don't go when it's humid because the walk becomes a dupont death march.

    Regina B. · July 14, 2012
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  • Dubai ❤️

    من اجمل الحدائق التي زرتها في العالم

    Dubai ❤️ · September 1, 2013
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