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Hershey Gardens

Closes in 20 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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We went specifically to see the butterflies and it was just beautiful. We've been to a few and this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winter getaway

My husband and I visited Hershey Gardens while staying at the Hershey Lodge. I have been to a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 1 week ago

We went specifically to see the butterflies and it was just beautiful. We've been to a few and this although being the smallest was one of the most beautiful. You didn't need to look for the butterflies they were everywhere. There were many different species...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dlswick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Hershey Gardens while staying at the Hershey Lodge. I have been to a lot of botanical gardens. This garden was a bit of a let-down. I loved the butterfly exhibit and the orchid event was beautiful, but I expected the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JenFauxCampbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Butterfly Atrium in January. A nice warm up from a cold day. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 12 January 2019

The main building had 2 areas of interest, a large room with decorated Christmas trees, which was nice (they were professionally and elaborately decorated) and the main attraction, the butterfly atrium. After a few minutes enjoying the trees, I headed into the atrium and really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JP-in-MD
Reviewed 6 January 2019

This was hands down one of the highlights of our trip. They had an exhibit featuring almost a dozen gorgeous Christmas trees and it was really a beautiful display. The butterfly room was AMAZING and SO much fun to meander along the path and snap...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristy1015
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Over looking Hershey’s adventure park on top of a hill and surrounded with pristine lawn. The garden’s one mile walk starts with the butterfly atrium. Temperature of 85f, Of the atrium I would recommend to leave the jacket in the coat room or in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tibin2013
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

On my 6th trip to Hershey Garderns I guess you could say I am hooked. A great way to pace the day and spend time indoors and outdoors as time and weather permits. In summer the Rose Garden is spectacular. They sometimes sell some of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patriciabatkinson
Reviewed 16 December 2018

I had heard they decorated for the Christmas holiday so we went one afternoon, the entry fee wasn't much - around $11. The outdoor grounds didn't have much but it is a nice walk if it's not cold. I'd imagine it to be just beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoeytravelerNJ
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Even though it was winter, it was a beautiful walk outside in the gardens. There is a magical butterfly atrium to visit. Can't wait to go back when the various gardens are in bloom, Children's, Japanese, Bouder etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindatY9412RP
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Linda F
10 November 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
25 June 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.
21 March 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