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Van Vleck House & Gardens

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Love to stroll through here!

I am a therapist who works a few blocks away. I teach mindfulness and have had a few client... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
jersey0626a
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New York City, New York
Serene and lovely gardens just minutes from downtown Montclair

If you are headed to Montclair Museum during the spring or summer months, the gardens are a short... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
DDPat5256
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Montclair, New Jersey
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

I am a therapist who works a few blocks away. I teach mindfulness and have had a few client sessions in the park. Its wonderful and feels so zen.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jersey0626a
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

If you are headed to Montclair Museum during the spring or summer months, the gardens are a short walk away. There is a beautiful revival mansion and strolling gardens.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

After several visits to Van Vleck House & Gardens, I am convinced that we are one of the most fortunate towns to have such historical beauty right in our backyards! A spot of serenity and beauty which offers a lovely escape from our daily hustle...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Lovely structure and grounds, originally the private residence of the Van Vleck family. It was left by the family to be used for charitable activities, and the gardeners are especially beautiful in the spring and early summer. Howard van Vleck, the last resideny, was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I have enjoyed so many lovely walks in the Van Vleck Garden and have very fond memories of visits with my daughter and her cousins when they were very young. The azaleas in the Spring are beautiful. And an amazing wisteria is something to see....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to VV many times over the years, but visited twice this past June. Our book club met on the back porch, under the blooming wisteria and had the most lovely outdoor meeting! Quiet and beautiful. The staff encouraged us to bring our own...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Catherine A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Incredible wisteria and so much more. The gardens are free to the public and are worth a visit. It's a romantic setting and great for families.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marian G
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I went to this location for a health symposium of sorts and was WOWed by the property. It is someplace you can do a quiet lunch during work to a place you want to have your wedding reception!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Da Q
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We spent nearly two hours relaxing on the veranda and visiting this fabulous property. Local visitors and staff were very helpful to guide us through the structured gardens and identify the many species of plants, shrubs, flowers and trees.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy M
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This was a special fundraiser tour of private gardens in the area. It wasn't well advertised or described, but was a nice little outing for my friend and I. If this is offered again it would be especially nice to do with an out of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jacq_from_Gemmell
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