Wicked Plants Exhibit

10am- 5pm Sat, Apr 19 - Mon, Sep 1, 2014

Venue: Heritage Museums & Gardens

67 Grove Street, Sandwich, MA 02563

Contact:

Julie Raynor

jraynor@heritagemuseums.org

508-888-3300 x. 175

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This new feature exhibit will introduce you to the evildoers lurking in your backyard and beyond. Enjoy a hands-on experience with some of the world's most diabolical botanicals - without the risk of intoxication, addiction, dismemberment, or other danger. Wicked Plants showcases more than 100 plants and immerses you into a macabre world where plants hold the power. Poisonous, carnivorous, or just plain nasty, the diabolical botanicals represented throughout Wicked Plants are shown in all their fearful glory. Meet the infamous plants that have left their mark on history and claimed many an unfortunate victim. Upon entering a decrepit old home, you'll meet the crime family of the plant world, the deadly Nightshades. A veritable rogue's gallery features portraits of these intriguing characters who beguile unsuspecting victims. Each room features different plants, along with their signature wicked characteristics, mysteries, and other engaging activities - all coming together in one of the most creative traveling exhibits to arrive at Heritage.

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