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Craftsmen have rebuilt the wind chests and mechanisms, meticulously restoring virtually every element of the 10,010 pipe organ. The renovation also includes a new state of the art console and computer player featuring the latest computer technology, and permitting unparalleled control for the performer.
Tour Longwood’s unique organ museum gallery for an astonishing behind-the-scenes look at over 5,000 of the wood and metal pipes. An exhibit outlines the history of organs around the world and the story of the Longwood Organ, which began when Pierre S. du Pont built the ballroom in 1929.
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A team of Longwood Volunteers gathers horticultural highlights from the Outdoor Gardens and Conservatory. Download a pdf of their top picks for the week, including photos and locations.
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Journey to the wild, remote flood plains of South America and to the great gardens of Europe and North America to discover Victoria, the waterlily queen.
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When you visit our Idea Garden you will discover something new: our first-ever Trial Garden on view for our guests. This square space houses more than 250 cultivars within 10 genera: Clematis, Dahlia, Paeonia, Capsicum, Agastache, Salvia, Pentas, Lantana, Colocasia, and Canna.
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Enjoy family-fun activities, an outdoor concert, and behind-the-scenes experiences.
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