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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

World Class Gardens. Every aspect of the gardens is thoughtfully and beautifully designed. Be sure to dress comfortably and for the weather with good walking shoes. Don’t forget your sunscreen and water if you go in the warmer months. The food is actually really good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nina S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Whatever time of the year you go to Longwood Gardens you are bound to encounter an array of beautiful flowers--whether it's tulips or waterlilies outside or chrysanthemums in an abundant display indoors. And then there is the Meadow walk and as a bonus you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Baltimoregoforit
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In any season Longwoodis a treat. I visit at least once a year & am never disappointed. Even when it’s rainjng - the conservatory is a great way to stay dry and see some inspiring floral designs. The gardens themselves are breathtaking. My favorite is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Purchase a timed ticket for entry. I went to Longwood Gardens with family the day after Christmas and the place fully exceeded my expectations! I admit, I usually research before I visit and I didn't this time, I decided to go after a friend recommended...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NoFranchisesAllowed
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on Christmas Eve and found the lights amazing, the variety was incredible and a wonderful way to start Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janbly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

the conservatory was amazing. We walked through and it kept going and going. The plants were beautiful and the displays wonderful. Highly recommend even in the winter!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marysK7107WN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places to visit during the Christmas season. They out do themselves every year. So beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shawnd475
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you’re ever in the area of Philadelphia you must visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (mushroom capital of the world). I assure you that you will not be disappointed. At any time of the year you will find it spectacular to say the least....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janice L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whoa! I came here with my boyfriend’s family and their 1.5 year old son, and all of us were impressed. We came at night for the Christmas lights and it was brilliant. Even the baby was captivated the whole night. Especially loved the lovely conservatory,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nelsonatalie
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so glad we decided to take this trip! These georgeous gardens will not disappoint. I was especially impressed with the extensive Bonsai garden display. Dont’t miss the dancing water fountains!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Barbara B
5 July 2018|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
Longwood Gardens only allows a certain amount of people in at a time to keep the gardens from becoming to crowded. When I went in June, it was a rainy day and I did not purchase a ticket ahead of time because I knew it... More
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John O
1 July 2018|
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Yes. You will need it. Lots of walking.
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PenGwennie
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No you may not unfortunately
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