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Nice Garden

We attended on a Saturday afternoon after a snowfall two days earlier. Therefore the outdoor paths... read more

Reviewed today
Dunedin, Florida
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A peaceful and beautiful escape for a couple of hours

Gorgeous gardens with well marked plantings. Pretty statuary. Easy terrain and places to rest for... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Susan D
Cranston, Rhode Island
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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
+1 508-869-6111
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Reviewed today 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

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

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

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

Thank Melina G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We've been to Tower Hill a number of times since our son, a local resident, has maintained membership here for several years. We went, sans son, on a very hot and humid Friday afternoon. We both have mobility issues and had forgotten how little handicapped...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Very lovely grounds, and well maintained. The meandering paths between the different gardens made for a pleasant visit. The flowers and shrubs, as well as the various trees were all labeled, and made for easy id. We saw many insects and butterflies, and even chipmunks....More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

PERFECT place for a wedding. Beautiful, Romantic, Stunning, PERFECT. Celebrated a wedding there last Saturday. The grounds were lovely. The staff were very professional to work with. Cocktails were in the Twigs Cafe, and dinner was in the Orangerie for about 100. The food was...More

Thank Sharie C
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Tower Hill Botanical is a must see! The variety of the plantings and the scenic views make these gardens hard to beat! A very big plus is that they are very handicapped/wheelchair accessible. I could take my husband almost anywhere without a problem. I'll also...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Our garden club members enjoyed a late afternoon picnic followed by a docent guided tour with charming and informative Mr Kimball. We all enjoyed our tour of systematic gardens. Also, The view of Mt Wachusett and Wachusett Dam was beautiful, And the Gift shop was...More

Thank Marsha L
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I was here for a conference and what a beautiful place! The fountains, flowers, and sculptures are amazing. I only wish that I lived closer so I could enjoy it more often.

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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
Bobbisu C
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.