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Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

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6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316
+1 508-888-6870
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Jam makes ng at Green Brisr

I had the pleasure of taking a 2 hour jam making class. Although the fee is a bit pricey, I left... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
jayne W
Sandwich, Massachusetts
I was have done this much sooner knowing what I do now.

This makes a great pre-lunch outing. The trails are beautiful, and the museum is very interesting... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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This unique spot boasts beautiful gardens and nature trails, as well as a jam-making kitchen.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peter rabbit” (13 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316
+1 508-888-6870

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I had the pleasure of taking a 2 hour jam making class. Although the fee is a bit pricey, I left with 6 jars of Holiday Berry Jam, which will make a nice addition to Christmas gift baskets. Preservative free, this recipe is a mixture...More

1  Thank jayne W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This makes a great pre-lunch outing. The trails are beautiful, and the museum is very interesting. The jam kitchen is a really enjoyable hands-on visit.

2  Thank CapeJim
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This jam kitchen and nature center have so much to offer! Naturalists on site, animals, nature programs, canoe trips! Thornton Burgess... a famous author who wrote numerous children's books basing the animal characters in his books on the animals he observed in this very briar...More

2  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very small but quaint nature center with a half dozen animals that can't be released into the wild. The highlights here are the grounds with the very manageable walking trails surrounding a large pond with a pair of swans, a working jam & jelly kitchen,...More

3  Thank rnagengast
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Always enjoy stopping at the Green Briar Nature Center. We love all the jams, jellies, etc., and it is great to walk through the kitchen where the production takes place. Also, the garden and idyllic pond in the backyard are quite lovely. The swan will...More

2  Thank Pamela2152015
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We really had no idea about this place before we decided to visit. We were drawn there by a wood carving exhibit which was excellent. The center seems to have ad hoc events like this throughout the year. The carvers were extremely talented. This did...More

3  Thank everyones-a-critic
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is the finest place we visited on a 10 day trip to Massachusetts, we actually went twice! There are beautiful grounds where you can bring a picnic or just sit at the swan lake, use the walking trails, a gift shop, a jam kitchen,...More

Thank kittyderr
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been to Green Briar twice. Once to attend a jam-making class, which was a lot of fun and a second time to show my granddaughters where Peter Rabbit was from!

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This time I spent more time outside in the beautiful gardens and trails. The swans on the pond even came up close to us. Some live animals in the Green Briar Nature Center. There is a jam kitchen that wasn't being used when I was...More

1  Thank travel5bugEuro
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A VERY special place,well worth a stop on your ride down scenic Rte. 6-A. Children can see and perhaps pet Peter Rabbit!

Thank Bob K
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Emily S
28 April 2017|
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Response from JustEnjoy51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, My mistake. I was thinking Heritage Museum and Gardens not allowing pets. Greenbrier probably does but please call 508.888.6870 to receive their current policy from their staff.
Maria M
10 September 2016|
Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
At about the same time both Potter and Burgess created a character named Peter Rabbit. I am not sure who was technically published first. At some point a copyright court battle ensued as to who had the "rights" to the name... More