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Tyler Arboretum

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Address: 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063-4424
Phone Number: 610-566-9134
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Relaxing outdoor experience

As a former Widener University employee of more than 16 years, I was anxious to see this new expansion for the University. Although the arboretum was developed in 1931 as a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
CyndyandByron
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a former Widener University employee of more than 16 years, I was anxious to see this new expansion for the University. Although the arboretum was developed in 1931 as a memorial to the wife of a Pennsylvania attorney, it has now become part of the University and will be safely and respectfully used as part of the curriculum for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us consisting of 4 families with kids from age 2-13 years old had a great time visiting the Arboretum. Although it was hot (it was our fault for picking the middle of the day on a hot August day to go), the kids had a blast. It was a bit of walking but the openness and safe... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent several hours hiking three of the 6 hiking trails. It was lovely and we had a great time - there is so much to see and do there for families and friends. We loved th Butterfly house and the little treehouses and structures made out of woods - there was a caterpillar, a "nest" with a large "robin's... More 

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Media,PA
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I come here with my daughter at least once a week just to get some fresh outdoor time. There's always fun events and very nice stuff to help. We love this place!

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Ridgewood, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Not too far west of Philadelphia, you will find the Tyler Arboretum which has something for everyone. It is a little out of the way but worth the trip. After paying our admission, we began our stroll through the Arboretum. It was a Monday in Summer and there were several groups of children appreciating the gardens. There are shady sections... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I am so lucky to live near this place. Very open and friendly, never noisy or overcrowded. It is so beautiful here and the employees can really answer questions you may have thoroughly! Do not miss this if you love nature!

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Us two senior citizens went to Tyler Arboretum for the trees -- and we were not disappointed! You can walk for a couple of miles there and still not see everything. Some azaleas, rhododendrons and a small cluster of iris were blooming when we visited in mid-June. There were several groups of quite young children also visiting -- for them... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Large collection of trees and ground cover, many local varieties. A trail map was provided but the grounds had more history than was provided in the handout. There were some informational sing scattered throughout the park but there could have been a much better effort to explain the area, history,plants. There were several children's areas to play but looked a... More 

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The place is all one would expect from arboretum .You can stay as long or as short as you like.We came at a pretty hot day so it was a bit hard but i can see it being even better earlier in the spring.It is worth a trip and there are a lot of other places to visit in the... More 

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Port Deposit, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Visitor center is staffed by knowledgeable staff member who can advise on recent sightings from the different trails. Trails are well marked and maintained and mostly go through mixed habitat of mature forest, fields and small streams. This offers a lot of opportunities to observe different birds and wildflowers. It is also big enough to warrant many visits to find... More 

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