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Cylburn Arboretum

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Address: 4915 Greenspring Ave., Mount Washington, Baltimore, MD 21209
Phone Number: 410-367-2217
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a nice arboretum

This place is more like a nice park with a mansion in it that's open for visitors most of the time. The park has nice bathrooms and trails. It doesn't compare to the national... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off let me start off with that the venue was gorgeous for a wedding, the service however was not. We started off meeting with Mr. Jones, who was wonderful, and unfortunately no longer works at the venue. However, Ms. Boswell became involved in our wedding process and brought nothing but complications. We arranged for a date in July for... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This place is more like a nice park with a mansion in it that's open for visitors most of the time. The park has nice bathrooms and trails. It doesn't compare to the national arboretum in DC, but that one is probably in a class by itself.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The Cylburn Arboretum website states that "our arboretum is a living museum of trees and shrubs." I think they are selling themselves short. We visited on a recent Saturday on our way to a destination a little farther north. It was easy to find. There is no admission charge. Their summer hours are extensive, 8-8, but closed on Mondays. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This site features a historic 19th century mansion which you can tour, as well as beautiful gardens, and hiking trails through wooded terrain. It's well maintained and a beautiful place to explore for an afternoon stroll or hike.

1 Thank Nathan S
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As a public garden professional myself I hesitate to critique the efforts of other gardeners. With that in mind I'll begin by saying that Cylburn is a beautiful, large (200+ acres) property. There is an historic mansion built in the mid 19th century that is quite nice. The few persons I communicated with on the day of my visit were... More 

1 Thank Paul J
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I'm fortunate to live close to the Cylburn Arboretum. It's open from 8 am to 8 pm and there is lots of free parking so it's easy to be there for great morning or evening light. The gardens are well taken care of and well designed. There is always something in bloom. They have some wild gardens and wonderful big... More 

1 Thank Sabrina R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

The love and care from the Hopkins trust shows at this park. All of the plants, trees, and flowers are labeled with their real and scientific names. There is a path along the outside of the mansion that has even more arbor life and assortment. Its clean, well kept, and absolutely a must to see while in Baltimore if you... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This romantic and usually somewhat secluded spot is right in Baltimore City. The arboretum comes complete with bee farming, 100 year old boxwoods, nature trails, extensive labeled gardens and a gorgeous old mansion. Ideal for a quiet picnic date or a dog walk. There are bags for dog waste and trashcans. A nature center has lots of info on local... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Well, it's fall and there isn't much in bloom. Nonetheless there were changing leaves and pleasant trails to cross.

1 Thank shmendrick
Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Since I liked the Conservatory it was suggested we go see the Cylburn, same architect designed the mansion there. From a distance one could tell this was a grand place in it's day however it is in need of some tender loving care. The Parks and Recreation operates it now and they must not have much money to keep it... More 

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