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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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Valentine's weekend Last minute stop

We absolutely loved our visit to the Gardens. My husband and I were in town for a concert and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
6boones4him
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NJ
Winter visit

While most of the garden is very boring in the winter, it was still worth a trip to go into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sparkles1388
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Va
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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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  • Poor1%
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170 Hotel Rd, Across from The Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA 17033-9508
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We absolutely loved our visit to the Gardens. My husband and I were in town for a concert and looked up reviews. We only had a couple hours, Entrance fee was a winter discount - $10 each. We spent most of our time in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While most of the garden is very boring in the winter, it was still worth a trip to go into the butterfly conservatory. Just remember to take off your coat prior to going in.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael F. was a wonderful guide and provided so much interesting information on the butterflies we were seeing, their habitat, life cycle, etc. His warm and personable manner made our visit a delight! The butterflies and their beautiful patterns and colors were just the thing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome day trip! You need to find time to hang out with butterfly whisperer "Micheal". Dude knows his creatures. Both human and bug! This was an amazing surprise from my husband. Absolutely out of the box, especially so near his beloved superbowl. 15 years and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend some time walking around these lovely gardens and be sure to check out the butterfly house. It's a wonderful way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got free tickets with our stay at the Hershey Lodge, and I knew the kids would enjoy it so we went on a cold, rainy Sunday morning. The butterfly experience was beautiful and educational, too. The volunteers were entertaining and helpful without trying to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the butterfly atrium the last weekend in January. Beautiful atrium with beautiful plants and butterflies. Very enjoyable. We also walked outside in the gardens. It is winter but still a nice walk. Must return in the warmer weather for the gardens. Very nice...More

Thank 263danah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to see the butterflies and was not disappointed. They were beautiful and vibrant. I've only been to one other, in Key West.... This was smaller and hotter\more humid than the key West but the it was really nice and the butterflies were...More

Thank DE_madmike
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A winter visit on a sunny day is great. Walk outdoors and get exercise with a great view. Then back to the center for a warming up in the Butterfly Garden. Perfect way to spend a couple hours in the winter. The other seasons do...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is winter so there are fewer things to see, but can not pass up the opportunity to see the butterfly garden here. It is warm in there so that took our chill away! The butterflies are gorgeous to see. Wear some bright colors and...More

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Bcbc1
13 August 2017|
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Response from STARRYFERRARI | Reviewed this property |
it is open all year!!! And different exhibits throughout the year!
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summerjul09
25 June 2017|
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Response from Cassaundra S | Reviewed this property |
No you can not. These are well maintained gardens so I don't think want to risk killing a plant or grass from dogs.
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kmooch
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.
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