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Hershey Gardens

170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
+1 717-534-3492
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Lots of Roses

Lucky for me, I decided to visit while the roses are in bloom. This garden started out as a rose... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Janet A
Avalon, New Jersey
Beautiful Grounds

This is really a gem in the Hershey family of attractions. You have to have an appreciation for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wales, 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 a renowned rose garden, magnificent theme gardens, colorful seasonal displays, and a whimsical Children's Garden.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
+1 717-534-3492
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Reviewed yesterday

Lucky for me, I decided to visit while the roses are in bloom. This garden started out as a rose garden and roses are still the primary attraction. I did spend a pleasant hour walking the one mile path around the gardens. Lots of perennials...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is really a gem in the Hershey family of attractions. You have to have an appreciation for flowers and landscape to really appreciate it though. I am what I would call a semi-novice home gardener. I very much enjoyed strolling through the gardens. The...More

Thank Chewsty15
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Hershey Gardens is beautiful, although it was very hot and humid but it didn't ruin the visit.. The Gardens were beautiful. I love roses so the variety was amazing. The Children's Garden was fun to do it was interactive, quirky and a mini hunt...More

Thank ErisShaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit for a lesiurely stroll through many gardens; many benches to rest and mediate; Swan pool; highlight is the butterfly atrium; lots of walking

Thank Melody M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here around 2pm. Our kids loved the butterfly house and walking around the whole park. It was after a 5 hour drive so it was a prefect spot to stretch our legs. It was nicer than we expected.

Thank theshu2121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is totally worth the price of admission! The atrium is filled with beautiful butterflies and the gardens are absolutely lovely!

Thank meteachprek
Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place! Huge gardens, beautiful off season! Large enough for hours of fun! My little ones loved the children's gardens!

Thank Pickymommy123
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the Hershey Gardens and Butterfly Atrium. It was definitely one of the highlights of my visit to Hershey and Harrisburg.

Thank dpendgracs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our teenage sons grudgingly visit the Hershey Gardens. The butterfly exhibit has become a permanent exhibit in the new building. The butterfly guide cards are sadly no longer provided and it seemed like their were fewer types of butterflies. The new building is beautiful and...More

Thank 4redheadsonaroadtrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you buy ticket ( both Lab and museum) in the Hershey Story , you will get good discount in the Hershey garden ( don't loose your respect , you have to show it at admission office. It's a very beautiful place! There is a...More

Thank Alina Z
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25 June 2017|
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Response from South_Park_Aardvark | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says pets are prohibited with the exception of service animals. Go to the visitor information page for more details. Hope this helps.
8 May 2017|
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Response from Jill M | Property representative |
Hershey Gardens is wheelchair accessible. To avoid steep terrain, please follow the suggested route on the map guide. Hershey Gardens has a limited number of manual wheelchairs available on a first-come, first-served basis.
24 April 2017|
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Response from Jill M | Property representative |
There are benches throughout the exterior. However, there is limited seating in the Conservatory, and no seating in the Butterfly Atrium.