Museum: Longwood Gardens
In 1906, Pierre S. du Pont purchased the Peirce Arboretum to save its trees from being cut for lumber. Over the next nearly half century, Mr. du Pont developed Longwood Gardens into what it is today, a magnificent horticultural showplace.
We invite you to visit Longwood Gardens, which now encompasses 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Enjoy over 11,000 types of plants, more fountains than any other garden in the US, educational and visitor programming, and over 400 performances a year.
Hours Change Seasonally. Please consult website for the most up to date information.
Holiday Hour Restrictions:
Art-Reach will be unable to fulfill requests during the following:
**Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between November 24-January 8
No Visits at all between December 23- January 1st 2017**
Notes About Lunch:
Lunch facilities are available at this venue. Please note outside food is not allowed to be brought into the gardens. Groups are welcome to eat brown bag lunches outside in available picnic areas. The group is able to purchase food in the dining area in the gardens. On the request form please note if your group will be eating in the picnic area or if your group plans on buying lunch at the venue.
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Click here for directions.
Self-Guided Tours : $3.00 per person
Longwood Gardens has a staff ratio policy of 7 children per 1 adult