Founded by Pierre S. du Pont, Longwood Gardens is a living expression of everything that inspired him. Visitors will feel motivated by the gardens filled with intricate fountains and the architectural grandeur replete with detail just as Pierre du Pont did. There are many gardens for visitors to explore, both indoor and out, on over 1,000 acres of land.
Some of the choices include a woodland garden, an orchid house, a Mediterranean Garden, and a Banana House filled with various fruit and flowers. Visitors with young kids will enjoy the indoor children’s garden that has many hands-on water displays, creative sculptures, and plant displays.
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, 610-388-1000
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