www.HistoricNewEngland.org Lyman Estate
185 Lyman Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02452
Lectures & Conferences
Historic New England’s Lyman Estate Greenhouses are among the oldest greenhouses in the United States. Join Greenhouse Manager and plant expert Lynn Ackerman for an illustrated talk that reveals how the Lyman Estate fits into the history of greenhouses and related technology in America. Find out how nineteenth-century plant enthusiasts looked to Europe for inspiration on building structures to house decorative and edible plant collections.
The lecture takes place in the ballroom at the Lyman Estate. Afterwards, visit the greenhouses and enjoy our large collection of plants.
Advance tickets required. Please call 617-994-5913 for more information or buy online.