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With a Membership, you have year round access to our Gardens, including tours, talks, performances, and more. In addition, as a Member, you can enjoy exclusive Members-only events like Member Appreciation Days, the Longwood Lecture Series, and more. See what you can do.

Exclusive Member Events

Longwood Lecture Series

Member Orientation

Mon. Sep 26

Birds of Longwood Walks

Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants.

9:00 am
Mon. Sep 26

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Mon. Sep 26

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Mon. Sep 26

Plant Science: Plant Pathology

Six-session course. Learn the causes of plant disease, disease symptomatology and epidemiology.

4:00 pm
Tue. Sep 27

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Tue. Sep 27

Family Story Time

Young guests can enjoy fun stories surrounded by the beauty of our Gardens.

10:00 am 10:45 am
Tue. Sep 27

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Sep 27

Spectacle+Splash—An Exclusive Evening for Gardens Preferred & Premium Members

Hear about plans for Longwood's Main Fountain Garden Revitalization Project.

6:00 pm
Tue. Sep 27

Design, Create, Construct: Patios

In this four session course, master the fundamentals of planning and installing a home patio.

6:30 pm
Tue. Sep 27

Edible Plants

Six session course. This course will concentrate on identification, culture, landscape use, and culinary use.

6:30 pm
Wed. Sep 28

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Wed. Sep 28

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Wed. Sep 28

Wonders of the Waterlilies

Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display

10:30 am
Wed. Sep 28

Dramatic Heights

It's not dramatic until it scrapes the ceiling!

1:00 pm
Wed. Sep 28

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

8:00 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Thu. Sep 29

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Conservatory Story Insider Tour

Explore the heritage and history of the Performing Arts spaces nestled within the horticultural beauty of the Conservatory.

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Conservatory Highlights

Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

1:00 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us on Thursday evenings during Nightscape for live music under the stars. Nightscape ticket or Member reservation required.

6:00 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Deciduous Trees

Six-session course. This course will cover the identification and landscape uses of deciduous trees found in this region.

6:30 pm
Thu. Sep 29

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

8:00 pm
Fri. Sep 30

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Fri. Sep 30

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Fri. Sep 30

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Fri. Sep 30

Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Fri. Sep 30

Meadow History Highlights

Enjoy a walk with a guide and learn about the transitions from forest, field, and farm to beautiful Meadow Garden.

1:00 pm
Fri. Sep 30

Pastels en Plein Air

Four-session course. Explore a different garden setting each week to capture its beauty en plein air.

1:00 pm
Fri. Sep 30

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

8:00 pm
Sat. Oct 1

Bountiful Bulbs

Master techniques to increase your bulb inventory, especially for expensive bulbs!

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 1

A Day in Italia

Explore the Italian method of using volumes of flowers and color blocking to create dramatic, sculptural designs.

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 1

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 1

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 1

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Sat. Oct 1

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom.

10:30 am
Sat. Oct 1

Italian Water Garden Insider Tour

Go on an exclusive tour of our Italian Water Garden with our expert guides.

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Sat. Oct 1

Peirce's Woods Highlights

Learn about our heritage trees and native plantings with an expert tour guide on a stroll through our historic east gardens.

1:00 pm
Sat. Oct 1

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

7:00 pm
Sun. Oct 2

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Sun. Oct 2

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Sun. Oct 2

Meadow Garden Seasons: Flora & Fauna of the Brandywine Valley

Four-session course. Learn the complexities of meadow communities.

9:00 am
Sun. Oct 2

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Sun. Oct 2

Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Sun. Oct 2

Meadow History Highlights

Enjoy a walk with a guide and learn about the transitions from forest, field, and farm to beautiful Meadow Garden.

1:00 pm

Explore Our Seasons

Orchid Extravaganza

Orchids have held a place of distinction at Longwood since 1922. Come celebrate their beauty and variety with our artful display.

Spring Blooms

Watch as spring color emerges to paint our landscape in vibrant hues. Breathe in the fresh spring air and relish the beauty of our Gardens.

Spectacle and Splash

Opens Summer 2017. Join us as we embark on a season of celebration when The Main Fountain Garden premieres with a season of Spectacle and Splash.

Autumn's Colors

From the beauty of our Meadow Garden to children enjoying our Garden Railway, this is one of our liveliest seasons.

A Longwood Christmas

The sounds of the season resonate throughout our indoor and outdoor Gardens during our musically-inspired display.