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Winter reimagined is a winner

Tower Hill is a winner year around but the light show is stunning. The normal entrance fee is steep... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Worcester, Massachusetts
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Amazing Views, Beautiful Gardens

This is a must if you are in central Massachusetts and like the outdoors. Great food at the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Northborough, 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...more
11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505-1008
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tower Hill is a winner year around but the light show is stunning. The normal entrance fee is steep but when charged for an evening of outdoor and indoor lights, model trains, beautiful indoor floral/green arrangements it’s beyond worth the cost. There’s a fire pit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must if you are in central Massachusetts and like the outdoors. Great food at the restaurant (although limited variety and $$), views from the main building of Wachusett and mountains is unbelievable. If you can get to an event at sundown (rare...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Woody-Mass
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

A one-of-a-kind Christmas lights experience!!! Extremely creative; colorful and unequaled in quality and quantity of lights!!!! The variety of displays- Christmas trees with gorgeous decorations of all kinds; the tropical plants and trees; the bromeliad tree; the Rainbow Tunnel; the garden of plastic flowers.... my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Grace M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Imagine beautiful grounds, an orangerie and a scenic view of mountain transformed into a winter wonderland of light, color, movement, wonder and experiences? You don’t have to imagine it if you can get tickets to see this spectacular event at night. It runs for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank daxmurphy
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

We are from the West Coast originally and moved to the East Coast. It is very different in styles as well as events. We try to find things to do and it's not the same. Expected more lights and variety but they fell way short...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank 484corinam
Reviewed 26 November 2018

You have to schedule a planned time of arrival so we expected the place to be crowded. However, the parking process was ridiculous. We had to wait 20 minutes to just "check in" to park. What's the point of having an assigned time if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank anthonyveloso
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We attended on a Saturday afternoon after a snowfall two days earlier. Therefore the outdoor paths were a little sloppy to navigate. And, whatever small plants that were still alive were under the snow. Still, the walk was peaceful. Indoors they were setting up the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Illinois_John
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Gorgeous gardens with well marked plantings. Pretty statuary. Easy terrain and places to rest for older or less active visitors. A nice cafeteria style cafe and lovely gift shop. What's not to like if you love quiet and flowers? Definitely worth a trip. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Tower Hill is a beautiful place to visit. So many colorful flowers were blooming and spring was so long ago in Florida I thoroughly enjoyed it. I visited with my granddaughters and daughter. I rate this 5 for the beautiful flowers, fields, fountains, and trails....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Soilsister1244
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Tower hill offers programs, events and a vast selection of walking paths, indoor and out door exhibits including water features. It’s beautiful and manageable at the same time. Parking is super easy and free. Restrooms and cafe are available. Gift shop available by main entrance...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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17 August 2017|
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Response from ragboat | Reviewed this property |
Check for reciprocity if you belong to a garden organization membership.
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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27 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.