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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505-1008
+1 508-869-6111
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Wonderful place to enjoy gardens and marsh area

The gardens are so huge that it is hard to see them all in one day. It would be wonderful to get a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
c0untrygal
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Saskatchewan
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Always something at Tower Hill.

Always some flowers or trees or beautiful at Tower Hill. The Orangerie is decorated with flowers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mblake816
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a living museum of plants exquisite in every season. Several distinctive gardens arrange plants according to an overall Master Plan, that includes a Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Systematic Garden, Cottage & Vegetable Garden, Wildlife Refuge Pond, Winter Garden, and more. Two conservatories--the Orangerie and the Limonaia--display non-hardy plants in winter, with blooming flowers in every season. Springtime brings more than a quarter million flowering bulbs, including a signature field of more than 25,000 daffodils.
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11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505-1008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are so huge that it is hard to see them all in one day. It would be wonderful to get a membership and visit this area once a season because there would be something different to see each time. The buildings have different...More

Thank c0untrygal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always some flowers or trees or beautiful at Tower Hill. The Orangerie is decorated with flowers, large plants or set for a wedding.

Thank mblake816
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't think there would be much to see in early October, so we were pleasantly surprised to see so many plants thriving and still in bloom. After spending the first couple of hours wandering the forest paths around the outer perimeter, we worked our...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We moved to Worcester 12 years ago and have never been to THBG until this week. I was blown away by the size and scope of the site. It's beautiful! The gardens encompass formal gardens, daffodil fields, an apple orchard and more. I loved finding...More

1  Thank Maryanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tower Hill is peaceful, beautiful and offers a wide variety of things. Not only are the grounds lovely, but the classes are great. I took a class to redesign my flower beds. I highly recommend dining at sunset. the view is wonderful.

Thank Norbert20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love flowers and delicious lunches, this is a great place to enjoy both! We go at least twice a year, spring and late summer, to enjoy the seasonal flowers and scenery!

Thank carylsavard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of great events that Tower Hill puts on throughout the year and Sweet Harvest is one of them. In addition to the beautiful garden tours, there was lots to do throughout the day. There was apple and honey tastings, face painting, mead...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to take photos, so this was heaven for me! The grounds are very well kept. There's lots to see and many garden paths. We brought a picnic lunch and found a perfect spot overlooking a huge lawn and gazebo. I kept imagining a...More

Thank Windygnf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just attended the most amazing wedding reception at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden! I'm not familiar with the location, but my mother had been here to take photos once and said she loved it. It is absolutely beautiful! We had cocktails in the center...More

Thank Kristin R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We drove out from Boston to visit the exhibit on carnivorous plants. It was billed as seeing over 300 plants. Well that hour dive was to see only a handful of tables. It was a small room and I have doubts it was 300 plants....More

1  Thank Rob A
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carolyndc452
17 August 2017|
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Response from ragboat | Reviewed this property |
Check for reciprocity if you belong to a garden organization membership.
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pollyhayward
3 July 2016|
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Response from JessM-7 | Reviewed this property |
There is limited access in a wheelchair. There are a couple of outside garden paths and the interior are accessible. If the wheelchair can handle gravel and some uneven terrain then there are many other paths that work and... More
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Bobbisu C
28 April 2016|
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Response from Rochelle J | Reviewed this property |
No you don't need a membership to go, you'll pay a single day entrance fee. This is there website where you can see the entrance fees, hours, events and more. Its a beautiful place to visit.
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