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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
+1 610-388-1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great to viist anytime but especially around the holidays. However, I do have a complaint. During the Christmas season last year, I spent over 200.00 at the gift shop. When I paid, I told the cashier Merry Christmas. Not only did she not reply- very...More

Thank lindajam50
Reviewed 3 days ago

An absolutely magical space dedicated to all things green. And red. And yellow. And blue, pink, orange and just about every other color you can imagine. Pass thru the entrance space - beautifully disguised as a natural berm and into the gardens. Pass the wonderfully...More

Thank mastiffdad
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are beautiful even in the fall, and the staff is well positioned to explain things (like how not to get lost). This is a rare American treasure. The fountain show (at 3pm in front of the arboretum) is actually spectacular and not to...More

Thank VAtraveller_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

this place is so beautiful esp the gardens and fountain dance...u can see beautiful variety of colorful plants.....

Thank Zia A
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Longwood Gardens and have since my first visit more than 50 years ago. The greenhouses are wonderful to explore and the outside walking paths are great. We watched a fountain show and it was lovely.

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having been to several of these venues, I can truly say, this is the best I have seen. It is a bit pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for. I will have to return at another time, to hope to see all the...More

Thank silvertongue10147
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife is handicap and Loogwood garden is easy to navigate. We been there on nice hot days and cold damp nights and nothing stops my wife from enjoying Longwood gardens in her scooter or Longwood gardens scotter! During Christmas month we decorate our scooter...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Longwood this past Friday, for the purpose of seeing the reopened fountain gardens, and it did NOT disappoint. What a gorgeous show. The gardens were beautiful, even as fall has started to set in. The mum displays in the conservatory were lovely, and we...More

Thank MaryGB619
Reviewed 5 days ago

Longwood is a treasure. Fabulous gardens, amazing glasshouses, incredible fountains that move to music and one of the world's biggest organs. A real day out. We hired a car and drove just under an hour from Philadelphia. We live near Kew Gardens in England and...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited on two successive days among large crowds. I was there to take a photography course with Longwood's Continuing Education Program, which is comprehensive and very good. The chrysanthemum festival was in progress, with rank upon rank of beautiful blooms often in inventive displays....More

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Hing T
30 September 2017|
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Response from Bones123456789 | Reviewed this property |
no, there is admission, i bought my ticket on line.
17 September 2017|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so. The roads outside Longwood are very busy. Besides, along with the fireworks are fountains displays and music. The fireworks are only part of the show. Sorry so late with this answer.
6 September 2017|
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Response from Crystal6648 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, yes.