Longwood Gardens

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Basic Information

Address: PO Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone Number: 610.388.1000
Fax Number: 610.388.5491

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Days and Hours: 9 am - 6 pm

Our Gardens serve as a hands-on, living classroom that nurtures and educates students of all ages and skill levels. Make learning come alive for your students at Longwood Gardens by engaging them in cross-curricular lessons. Each year more than 15,000 students ranging from kndergarten to high school witness nature at work in our natural habitats, observe our horticulturalists' creativity, and discover connections between living systems in the Gardens.

Grade Levels:
Disabled Access:

Longwood Gardens covers many acres. Walking or using a wheelchair or electric scooter are the primary ways in which to experience it. There are no shuttles within the Gardens.

Program Type:

K-8 Programs
High School Programs
Interactive Video Conferencing
Professional Development Opportunities

Registration: Reservations are required.
Food: The Terrace Restaurant features both cafe-syle and full-service dining.
Length of Visit: Minimum of 2 hours
Student/Staff Ratio: 1:10
Max. Group Number: 180
Group Requirements: Groups require a minimum of 15.
Return Policy: No refunds or exchnages
Reservations Needed: yes

Longwood Gardens is nestled in the heart of the Brandywine Valley, 30 miles west of Philadelphia. 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Mission Statement:

Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Longwood Gardens is one of the great gardens of the world. We strive for innovation in horticulture and display. We present the arts in an unparalleled setting to bring pleasure and inspire the imagination of our guests. We contribute to society through excellent and diverse education programs, horticultural research, environmental stewardship, and cultural and community engagement.