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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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We visited Longwood in February during there Orchid exhibit. It was a breath of fresh air (truly) during what has felt like a long winter. The blooms were super fragrant and so beautiful. Not too much blooming on the outside of the conservatory, and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wagnerkarinl
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like flowers no wait if you love flowers this is the must see place. It is always changing with the season. So multiple visit are going to be required to see this place in all it's glory. What a time in history this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bob C
Reviewed 3 days ago

First time at the Orchids Festival that runs until March 24. It was so nice to be around flowers and greens. Had lunch at the cafe with great soups. Will be back again

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane and Bob F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went this past December for the first time to see the lights at night and it was magical. Though a bit drizzly, it wasn’t too cold. The visitors were evenly dispersed throughout the gardens. Wonderful photo opportunities. Looking forward to going again some time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kzieg9432
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you haven't been here, do yourself a favor and go.I can't even begin to describe the grounds, the Italian Water Garden and Main Fountain are my favorites. If I'd been a DuPont I'd never have left.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous Conservatory displays (especially at Christmas), ever-changing outdoor garden displays, Meadow Gardens where you can see many bird species (I even saw twin fawns once!) and a fountain display area that includes a meditation grotto that I'd love to camp out in some night (not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ellie555
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome gardens. I've gone during various times of the year and have loved it. My kids love the treehouses and the walks. I've often visited during off-peak hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mrso428
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Longwood Gardens a few times before and walked the beautiful gardens, took the kids in the tree houses.... and have always wanted to try going at Christmas, to see the lights. One phrase comes to mind: "Don't do it!" It costs a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LisaP3064
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was cold out, but there was still a lot surprisingly to see. The treehouses were fun. Not much blooming outside, and the fountains were closed for winter, but the vistas were wide and wonderful. The greenhouse is where the action is in the winter,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank classicdj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from New England but a friend in Philly said we absolutely had to visit this attraction when we were in PA right after Christmas. We were definitely not disappointed. Words can never describe how absolutely amazing this place is done up for the...More

Date of experience: December 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
20 May 2018|
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No you may not unfortunately
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