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Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Address: 67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2110 (Formerly Heritage Plantation)
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You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and...

You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.

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Only memories of missing exhibits prevent 5 stars

A great place to visit for hours museum gardens Americana vintage cars hand carved carousel swan pond

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Massachusets
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Massachusets
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to visit for hours museum gardens Americana vintage cars hand carved carousel swan pond

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A first visit to Gardens Aglow for our grandchildren and they thoroughly enjoyed. The grounds are beautifully lit and the kids had fun doing the reindeer scavenger hunt. Likewise, they were mesmerized by the ice sculpting. The Carousel was a favorite with the girls while the trains in the exhibition hall attracted my grandson. Great ideas for holiday and dinner... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with extended family to enjoy a night time stroll through the lights. Wonderful display and tour through the museum and train displays. The Santa was grand. Thanks so much for a great evening of family fun.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We went here at Christmas time to see the lights and the car show and were treated to a Celtic string band. A nice selection of cars not too many and the building is really neat. The holiday lights were less than we expected however. $18 each to get in seemed high

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Cape Cod
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My wife and I took our two grandchildren to Heritage's "Gardens Aglow" holiday display. We were all excited to go and were all disappointed when we left. It just didn't measure up to our expectations, grandchildren included. Perhaps we expected too much. It was very crowded so if you decide to go, pre-purchase your tickets online ($18 for adults, $7... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We enjoyed walking around all the flowers. There is a building with old cars in it. That was very nice as well. They have different sculptures as well. They have a small cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The age of the site makes the gardens really great. This is definitely the primary draw for the site during the spring and early summer. Plan to do some walking, however there is a golf cart to help those that may need some assistance to or from key points within the attraction. If you are bringing a stroller for small... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful gardens to droll through with an abundance of activities on site! Scavenger hunts, car museum, maze, laberynth, carousel, and so much more! Hidden hollow with its tree house and abundance of activities for children! The magnolia caffe and the art gallery! Just wonderful for the whole family! Plan on spending a full day!

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Austin,tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stunningly beautiful gardens to walk through. The automobile collection is fascinating. My wife, who usually has a low threshold for car museums really got into this collection of perfectly restored cars. It was fall and the grounds provided a gorgeous walk. I can't imagine how nice it will look in Spring. Also, this is a NARM museum, so you can... More 

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Worcester
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It had been a while since we visited Heritage Museum and Gardens. Not an awful lot to see, although the antique cars are wonderful. If there is not much in bloom, the gardens provide a peaceful place to walk without a WOW factor. Special exhibit on movie costumes made us think we are not watching the right movies (missed a... More 

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