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Tyler Arboretum

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Address: 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063
Phone Number: 610-566-9134
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Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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So many plusses (including families and grandparents with children)

We wish we had known that the butterfly house doesn't open until the Summer as that was our primary reason for stopping. Even though we were disappointed to miss the butterflies... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Jesuscares4u
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Northern NJ
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English first
Northern NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We wish we had known that the butterfly house doesn't open until the Summer as that was our primary reason for stopping. Even though we were disappointed to miss the butterflies, we still had a really nice time. We visited today 2015-05-03 after church and lunch and a stop at an arboretum on the way (see our other reviews). The... More 

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south river, n.j.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Spent a wonderful day at this arboretum. Exceptional treehouses and play houses for the little ones. Paved walking paths for the older generation, and a wide variety of hiking trails for those in between. The flowering trees were in bloom, but June must be awesome when the rhododendrem forest is at it's peak!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

An extraordinary nature preserve and arboretum where human hands have created a magnificent garden with a very light touch. Aesthetically and visually, Longwood represents one end of the continuum - regimented arrangements, straight lines, many kinds of bright, flowering plants - while Tyler is on the opposite end of the continuum wiith undulating landscape, whimsy, sweeps of trees and plants... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went there in winter and, even it's not the best season to visit it, we enjoyed it very much. It is the sort of place where you can roam around and lose yourself. The place it's huge so make sure you spend a good couple of hours there. Good map and detailed info provided.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had a wonderful experience during the above showcase but Tyler offers much year around. Stone buildings date back to the original Tyler family. A must for enjoying the outdoors

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Media, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have been members there for over 20 years. Amazing collections of native plants and trees. The largest sequoia east of the Mississippi! Very kid-friendly - many educational programs.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Very cool place to go and explore with the kids. Theres activities once the weather gets warm for the kids and they also have 20 plus miles of hiking trails adjacent to Ridley creek state park. The only reason i didn't give a 5 star is they don't allow dogs so I cant hike with my buddy:(

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Kingston, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

While visiting relatives we had the pleasure of visiting the arboretum. A true delight with dedicated knowledgeable staff. We were especially pleased to find pawpaw trees in flower. Looking forward to a return visit in the fall to see the colours and fruit and nuts.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Originally was going to Ridley creek state park but saw this was next door and had unique things that we decided to go here instead. We have 4 yr old and twin 2 yr olds. This was great place for them. Got to climb on tree houses and wander around. Was sort of like outdoor jungle gym. We didn't even... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

So, we were perusing the grounds and came upon a fence, looked at our map and it looked like it would be a short cut to the maze.... NOT. An hour later feeling lost, tired and thirsty we came upon human life who told us the maze was back where we came from. We didn't finish touring the grounds so... More 

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