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Hershey Gardens

170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
+1 717-534-3492
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Beautiful but overpriced

My family and I love this place. It is beautiful, especially in the spring when there are dozens of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Great place to visit!

The Hershey Gardens are absolutely beautiful! The butterfly exhibit is wonderful for all ages... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa P
Melbourne, Florida, USA
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Open year-round, Hershey Gardens' new Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory features an indoor, tropical Butterfly Atrium, where guests can experience hundreds of butterflies and tropical plants. Opened in 1937, the 23-acre outdoor garden features a renowned rose garden, magnificent theme gardens, colorful seasonal displays, and a whimsical Children's Garden.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
+1 717-534-3492
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I love this place. It is beautiful, especially in the spring when there are dozens of types of roses. They are beautiful and aromatic. Anyone I have talked to loves the smell of those roses in the air. Butterfly house is great...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Hershey Gardens are absolutely beautiful! The butterfly exhibit is wonderful for all ages. They fly around you as you walk around but are not threatening, they are just lovely! We were able to see some hatch and it was magnificent. It's something you have...More

1  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hershey Gardens are very lovely and tranquil. The property is vast and very scenic. The gardens are lovely in evergg season. The Conservatory is new and absolutely gorgeous with an interesting collection of butterflies and plants. Nice giftshop.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done - This updated garden of roses and butterflies!. Catherine Hershey would be proud to tour these gardens. We visited off season so we missed the real beauty and fragrance. But the iconic boy standing at the edge of the pond holding high a...More

Thank Sman913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden has beautiful areas, I liked the Japanese garden, I just visited it (which is winter) but I imagine it would really worth to visit it in sprint. the butterfly garden was nice, but I wished if there were more butterflies because most of...More

Thank Sameh A A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was 3rd time. Would recommend that you go in spring or summer for the flowers and seasonal plants. The butterfly garden was great and even though it was out of season this time, we enjoyed checking out the trees and just walking the grounds....More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the butterfly exhibit. The staff was very knowledgeable and gave a lot of facts about the butterflies. It is SO hot in there so take advantage of the coat rack they offer or you will swelter. Of course it needs to be warm...More

Thank saintmels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just visited Hershey Gardens and was disappointed. A review yesterday mentioned beautiful roses but there were no flowers or other plants. Considering the cooler weather I hadn't expected much but price was the same and not worth $50 for 4 of us to walk...More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this a very pleasant place to visit with an interesting and beautify garden. It is kept very nice and the staff is very pleasant we enjoyed strolling through here and found as the Sunday morning, when we visited there were very few guest...More

Thank EGRap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pumpkin Glow is one of our favorite Halloween Activities. We learned a few years ago that while Hersheypark in the Dark happens for three weekends in October, Pumpkin Glow is only scheduled for two of them. So we are sure to check the dates...More

Thank kesrya
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14 August 2017|
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Response from STARRYFERRARI | Reviewed this property |
it is open all year!!! And different exhibits throughout the year!
26 June 2017|
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Response from Cassaundra S | Reviewed this property |
No you can not. These are well maintained gardens so I don't think want to risk killing a plant or grass from dogs.
9 May 2017|
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Response from Jill M | Property representative |
Hershey Gardens is wheelchair accessible. To avoid steep terrain, please follow the suggested route on the map guide. Hershey Gardens has a limited number of manual wheelchairs available on a first-come, first-served basis.