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Hershey Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Must see the Butterfly Conservatory

We came in November, which, much of the outside flowers were not in bloom, but, I would have gone... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Very Enjoyable

This was a very nice afternoon at the gardens and butterfly exhibit. Great for all ages, the roses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Open year-round, Hershey Gardens' new Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory features an indoor, tropical Butterfly Atrium, where guests can experience hundreds of butterflies and tropical plants. Opened in 1937, the 23-acre outdoor garden features...more
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170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We came in November, which, much of the outside flowers were not in bloom, but, I would have gone anyway for the Butterflies alone!! Beautiful and Serene in there, it's a small area but butterflies everywhere, such beautiful colors, too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice afternoon at the gardens and butterfly exhibit. Great for all ages, the roses were in bloom and beautiful. Great interactive area for children.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though we went in late Fall and most of the flowering plants had gone dormant it was still very pretty! The butterfly house was awesome. Walking thru the gardens was peaceful and calming. The Hoop House is a must see!!

1  Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Pumpkin Glow and thoroughly enjoyed it. The artwork of the carved pumpkins was amazing and shouldn’t be taken for granted. For those of us who struggle to make a Jack O Lantern, the talent that it took to carve...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Butterfly Garden was small but exceptional. The staff were wonderful, easily approachable and knowledgeable, which really added to the experience. The butterfly collection itself was spectacular. The outdoor gardens were beautifully designed and very well maintained. Fabulous place to spend an afternoon! We would...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in October and not sure what to expect. Though roses and mums were in bloom, the organization, landscaping and beauty of the trees, shrubs, and grasses are amazing.

Thank Lf1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful even at the end of the season. So much hard work & dedication to making this one of the most beautiful public gardens! I wish the butterfly house was bigger. Best time to go is probably April through July.

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took our granddaughter. She was excited to see the pumpkins and get candy. Since it is Hershey, I expected people handing out candy to be in costume. I expected to see some of the Hershey characters. While she enjoyed seeing some...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a Hershey Garden member and just took my grandchildren to the Pumpkin Glow. What an utter disappointment. Following a designated pathway will lead you to the next station where you get bite sized candy handouts. I had done this event many years ago...More

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JillM779, Public Relations Manager at Hershey Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Hershey Gardens is a non profit organization. Our mission, as set forth by Milton Hershey, is educational and cultural enrichment. We are not affiliated with The Hershey Company. Many guests visit Pumpkin Glow to enjoy the beautiful fall displays, 200...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just WOW! I cannot say enough lovely things about Hershey Gardens! I was SO impressed and completely captivated as my dear friend and I explored the NEW Butterfly Conservatory and gorgeous Outdoor Gardens which I think are at least 35 acres! Definitely wear something comfy...More

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Linda F
November 10, 2018|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do decorate a number of trees inside. I do not believe that they decorate the gardens but am not sure. I am sure the hotel will also be decorated as well.
Mary B
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Jill M | Property representative |
Prices vary, depending on the age of the guest and time of year. Please check the website under "Tickets and Directions" for more information.
March 20, 2018|
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Response from PennsylvaniaTripper | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on what those children enjoy. There’s a children’s garden with musical interactive toys and several other things that encourage imaginative play.. There are some really cool weeping trees that are fun to play... More