Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston

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Tower Hill Botanic Garden is a 171-acre botanic garden and arboretum located in Boylston, Massachusetts, approximately 8 miles (13 km) north of central Worcester in Worcester County, Massachusetts. Tower Hill features 17 distinct gardens, preserved woodlands, and miles of walking trails.
It was founded in 1986 on the former Tower Hill Farm by the Worcester County Horticultural Society, which maintains its headquarters here and is the third oldest horticultural society in the U.S.
The mission of Tower Hill Botanic Garden is to: "Inspire the use and appreciation of horticulture to improve lives, enrich communities and strengthen commitment to the natural world." This mission is enhanced by six organizational values: Learning, Stewardship, Sustainability, Inclusivity, Joy, and Excellence.
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  • Came here with aunt and cousin in October after a google search of fun things to do in the area and never knew this placed existed. It was such a nice place to walk around, see their exhibits, as...  more »
  • We took our grandchildren ages 18, 13, and 8. Our 13 year old grandson enjoyed making a boat to race, and nearly won! They enjoyed the trails and seeing the wind sculptures. Of course they like the gift shop! We had a perfect day.
  • First time visit and we were pleased. Not crowded and the surroundings were absolutely beautiful and peaceful. Tried the cafe and was quite pleased with local food sourcing. Some organics were available and we were very pleased. Nice atmosphere and great tasting fresh food. Will be back soon.Nice walking trails. Didn't see as many flowers as I thought I would, but still lovely greenery.

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