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Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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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, encompassing 1,077 acres of dazzling gardens, woodlands, meadows, fountains, 10,010-pipe Aeolian organ and 4.5-acre conservatory. Longwood continues the mission set forth by Mr. du Pont to inspire people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the performing arts, through programming that includes exhibitions, musical performances by leading artists, renowned horticulture education programs, horticulture research, environmental stewardship and community engagement.
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1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Longwood Gardens is a must-see attraction when visiting the Brandywine Valley. Left to the generations to enjoy thanks to the vision of Pierre S. DuPont, the gardens will delight young and old alike. Spend the day walking through over 250 acres of carefully tended gardens...More

Thank PJB-VA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time seeing the Christmas display. We almost forgot it was 12 degrees outside! We loved the tree houses and the fire pits! The lights were amazing!

Thank Gwensmom2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were at the Gardens for the Christmas lights spectacular. Lights came on at 3:30 and were as advertised .. Earlier we toured the fabulous floral displays. We are looking forward to visiting in the spring. Everything was spectacular.

Thank ffrk15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Christmas is the best time to visit Longwood gardens. The lights the Christmas trees and decorations are the greatest. The train garden was beautiful with the recent snow covering the exhibit. Had lunch in the cafeteria which is always great. We visited the last day...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their Christmas display was absolutely fabulous!! Unfortunately, it's over now, but you must plan a trip for next year! However, I have heard from friends, that it is wonderful at ALL times of the year, so I will be going back in the spring. One...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Longwood Gardens is such an amazing place. It continues to improve every year. My favorite time of year is Christmas. It can be very crowded and timed tickets are necessary to prevent overcrowding. But is you go at the end of the season on a...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a membership here and take my kids often throughout the summer, however this trip was with my mom for her birthday to have dinner and see the Christmas display. The food and service at the were great but the prices are too high...More

Thank bkibler26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't wait to see the spring and summer experience. Went for the Christmas holidays with friends. Even with the outdoor fountains off it was amazingly beautiful. If you are not into the Christmas lights then come early and avoid the crowds. After 2:00 pm, on...More

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter is a member and asked me to go to celebrate my birthday. We went to dinner at 1902 which was booked up so I am glad she made reservations. Food and atmosphere was very good. There was a concert going on so many...More

Thank Hockeymomgg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a bus trip to Longwood Gardens. Enjoyed the Christmas lights and holiday plant arrangements. It was sunny, cold and perfect for vieiwng the decorations and lights. We timed our visit so we could go to the organ concert. It was wonderful with front row...More

Thank PABuckeyeFans
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28 December 2017|
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Response from FdLvr | Reviewed this property |
If you can get there when there is about an hour or so of daylight, you can visit the conservatory and extensive indoor gardens, then have the evening to enjoy the outdoors and spectacular lights at night.
Kathleen C
13 December 2017|
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Response from michaelkmccarty | Reviewed this property |
We went yesterday, about 25 degrees, a little wind that really bit you. Wear layers, hat, and scarf. We stopped indoors when we could and fireplaces when available. Wasn't too terrible. It is winter!
Mary M
23 November 2017|
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Response from carrabinieri | Reviewed this property |
You might check Groupon but I have not seen or heard of any discount coupons. Arrival time depends on what you want to see. If there are special events during high volume times, you will have to get a time tickets. You... More