Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Dr.
Boylston, MA 01505- Map It
(508) 869-6111

AAA Editor Notes

Tower Hill Botanic Garden is 3.25 mi. n. on Church St. off I-290 exit 24 to 11 French Dr. The 132-acre site features an heirloom apple orchard; a wildlife refuge pond; numerous themed gardens, including vegetable and educational gardens; and the Orangerie, a 4,000-square-foot greenhouse. Nature trails offer views of Mount Wachusett and the Wachusett Reservoir. Special events are held throughout the year. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$12; $9 (ages 65+); $7 (ages 6-18).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 9-5 (also Wed. 5-9, mid-May to mid-Sept.). Guided tours are given Sun. at 2. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and Dec. 31.