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Excellent peaceful gardens

This is a very well-maintained botanical garden with a variety of themed areas. The admission... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Viera, Florida, USA
Pleasant Morning at a Local Gem

We spent a pleasant morning at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and thoroughly enjoyed the featured... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Dave E
West Boylston, 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 28 August 2017

This is a very well-maintained botanical garden with a variety of themed areas. The admission price was rather steep at $15 but on a nice day, it's definitely worth at least an hour or two. Kids should be entertained by a variety of paths and...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We spent a pleasant morning at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and thoroughly enjoyed the featured caterpillar exhibit. It is amazing how much impact small caterpillars have in nature. The staff was very helpful. Helpful hint: many libraries in Central MA have half price passes for...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The flowers were in perfect bloom and it was very well maintained. The water features were a big plus.

Thank Ronald A T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Tower Hill is a beautiful place. It really is. One of the reasons I joined was to enjoy being outdoors as I worked from my computer. There are many really great areas to sit, a nice place to eat for lunch and when I retired...More

1  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place for families, couples and solo visitors. I spent a lovely evening in the garden. I saw the gorgeous flowers , plants , trees, fountain and buildings, I smelt the fragrance of the herbs of Rosemary, pepper mint, thyme, parsley ;...More

1  Thank tao2010
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Beautiful trails and gardens to walk through. Lovely gift shop and cafe/restaurant. During some events/busy weekends they've had some great food trucks too.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you have not been here, please put it on your list of Must See Places. What a treasure! The trails and the gardens are both beautiful and serene. There even is a Secret Garden. Children and adults will be entertained.

Thank alden84
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a lovely afternoon walking the beautiful grounds with our friends from out of town. Not sure why we waited for out of towners to go there! Will be back many more times!

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The setting is lovely, gardens are varied and beautiful, take your time and enjoy the walking trails, great views, any season!

Thank SidneyXVIII
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with family, children aged 15, 11, & 9, who adored exploring the gardens, hidden statues, and breathtaking views of Wachusett Reservoir. Thoroughly enjoyed wandering and discovering thousands of varieties of plants, flowers, and how nature interacts. Totally worth the trip & the price. Fantastic...More

1  Thank smb8901
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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.