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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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Address: 11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505-1008
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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a...

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a living museum of plants exquisite in every season. Several distinctive gardens arrange plants according to an overall Master Plan, that includes a Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Systematic Garden, Cottage & Vegetable Garden, Wildlife Refuge Pond, Winter Garden, and more. Two conservatories--the Orangerie and the Limonaia--display non-hardy plants in winter, with blooming flowers in every season. Springtime brings more than a quarter million flowering bulbs, including a signature field of more than 25,000 daffodils.

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Gorgeous Gardens

Loved spending the afternoon at Tower Hill. Many paths to choose from and diverse landscapes to see! Walking trough the woods and discovering the Romanesque gazebos was really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved spending the afternoon at Tower Hill. Many paths to choose from and diverse landscapes to see! Walking trough the woods and discovering the Romanesque gazebos was really neat. Highly recommend a visit.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go regularly throughout the year. In good weather we walk the trail. During the holidays we enjoy the lights. In winter it an escape from the harshness of winter. This place is a horticulturalist's dream.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us made reservations to go to "Winter Reimagined". They had lit up all the Garden's and buildings. It was really magical. They had potted Bromeliads shaped in the form of a Christmas tree. The inside had a room that had an igloo that was made of clear gallon milk bottles with lights all thru them. Kids were loving... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tower Hill is a true gem in Central Mass. With something for everyone, this is a must-visit spot any time of the year. The "Winter Reimagined" this year was spectacular, with lights, trees, and decorations. We took the grandkids, and they loved it. An exhibit on carnivorous plants this past fall was informative and interesting. If you'd like some peace... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

There is always something happening at Tower Hill Botanical Garden - great walking paths, wonderful weekend shows of interest related to all things botanical, good food in the cafe, great musical performances, marvelous holiday light displays, great setting for small conferences or large meetings, fields of daffodils in the spring. Don't miss it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit at Christmas time. The lights and trees were beautiful. The lunch was tastefully created and the staff was very good. The views of Mt Wachusett, the smell of green and the peaceful atmosphere makes a perfect day with friends. Beautiful place.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

In addition to seeing the inside gardens, we attended a cooking demo/tasting. Steve Champagne, Executive Chef, Niche Hospitality Group (Block 5 Bistro, Bocado & Mezcal) cooked pan roasted salmon with rustic winter salad and maple grain mustard pan dressing. For the hour demo and small tasting, the fee was $5. After the demo, we walked through the various green houses.... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I get good ideas for my garden from here. Nice indoor displays as well. Easy to get to from 290, Rt 9 and 495

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours looking at all the beautiful lights. The lights were fantastic. Inside was absolutely gorgeous with more lights and beautifully decorated Christmas trees. They made it fun for the kids by having a scavenger hunt. It was very cold and windy outside. We looked at all the lights out front then went inside to enjoy everything inside... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We arrived early for Winter Reimagined and needed to kill time in the area. Eventually found a nice local bar for a cup of coffee and returned for the impressive lighting displays throughout the gardens. One of the further displays was exceptionally well done with projected lighting illuminating the tall trees to create a magical effect. The café dining included... More 

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