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Tyler Arboretum

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Address: 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063-4424
Phone Number: 610-566-9134
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Beautiful, peaceful place

So many trails to choose from, all well-marked. Can also pick up a map in the visitor center. Lots of shade and things to do for the kids--imaginative treehouses, summer camps... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sandy S
Media, Pennsylvania
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Media, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So many trails to choose from, all well-marked. Can also pick up a map in the visitor center. Lots of shade and things to do for the kids--imaginative treehouses, summer camps, weekday outings and activities. They also have an annual plant sale that is wonderful.

Thank Sandy S
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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47 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and toddler son had a great day here! We couldn't have asked for better weather. The staff were very friendly when we checked in. The grounds were breathtaking! I only wish I had more time to explore, but sadly we live in Delaware and had to get home for school the next day. But, the drive was... More 

Thank luvzbeach
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy taking our 2 year old to this arboretum. He can safely run around, explore the tree houses, and visit the goats.

1 Thank ourfamilystravels14
Lansdale, PA
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

If Longwood Gardens is for adults then Tyler Arboretum is definitely for kids. Longwood is too huge for little kids but you can do just about everything at Tyler Arboretum and still make the relatively short walk back to the car if a tantrum erupts. Don't think this is only for kids. Once you get deep into the Arboretum you... More 

2 Thank SandCrawler
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 

Thank CyndyandByron
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

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 

Thank SSOflorida
Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

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 

Thank Beth_McD05
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank SMushrush
Ridgewood, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank NJTravellingfool
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Kristanio

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