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Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen

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6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316
+1 508-888-6870
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Great opportunity to learn and explore with your kids

This place is a real gem, I️ take my children very often in the summer and every few weeks in the... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Nicole P
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Fun and informative

We enjoyed visiting the nature center and jam kitchen. Some interesting history here. We also hiked... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
lrltshw
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Plymouth, Indiana
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This unique spot boasts beautiful gardens and nature trails, as well as a jam-making kitchen.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peter rabbit” (13 reviews)
“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“bring home” (5 reviews)
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6 Discovery Hill Rd, East Sandwich, Sandwich, MA 02537-1316

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is a real gem, I️ take my children very often in the summer and every few weeks in the off season. You don’t have to spend much, just a small donation is all they ask for you to visit all the animals inside...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the nature center and jam kitchen. Some interesting history here. We also hiked the grounds and purchased some amazing jam. We would visit again.

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We've been going to Green Briar Nature Center for years-from the days when I carried the kids in backpacks to just the other week walking the trails with my friend, Green Briar is a lovely spot to stop in Sandwich. If you like jams, and...More

Thank kellery
Reviewed 10 October 2017

So the place has few things. One is the "museum", the other is the jam kitchen and third is the outdoors. The museum was a huuuge let down and was boring. It is just 1 room with few name-sake exhibits which took 20seconds to view....More

Thank DrunkTraveler
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Got some delicious cranberry sauce and jans. Always love coming here. Enjoy looking at the pictures and the walk through the woods. Also the museum area is very interesting. One of the places I love to stop and stock up on the goodies when I...More

Thank eleanorp27
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Mom and I stopped primarily for the jam kitchen but on our way in stopped in to the small animal building where two delightful young girls were so excited to show us around and tell us about Hope, the guinea pig, who they brought out...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A little difficult to find as the GPS did not have the address but if you go slow on Route 6A and watch for the sign as you head south toward Brewster from Sandwich you will find it . Thornton Burgess ,as a boy, worked...More

1  Thank 53jerryz
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We just stumbled upon this while exploring in and around Sandwich. I had never heard of this place before but saw something written about it just the day before and, while in the neighborhood, decided to pop in. I honestly did not know what to...More

1  Thank Mame90
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome family activity! Definitely go see the animals, and buy some jam!!!! Also a must get is SALSA!!!

Thank peypey141
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place that sold homemade jam to bring home from the Cape. This place has a wonderful selection of jams, jellies, marmalades, and chutney. Plus it has a small animal sanctuary and a museum dedicated to Thornton Burgess (author of Peter...More

Thank CPage367
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Emily S
28 April 2017|
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Response from JustEnjoy51 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, My mistake. I was thinking Heritage Museum and Gardens not allowing pets. Greenbrier probably does but please call 508.888.6870 to receive their current policy from their staff.
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Maria M
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Response from Walter G | Reviewed this property |
At about the same time both Potter and Burgess created a character named Peter Rabbit. I am not sure who was technically published first. At some point a copyright court battle ensued as to who had the "rights" to the name... More
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