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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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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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A great place to visit

Paths, classes, tours, gardens, trees. Especially like the fullmoon tour and all done by mostly volunteers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Donna M
Media, Pennsylvania
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Media, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paths, classes, tours, gardens, trees. Especially like the fullmoon tour and all done by mostly volunteers.

Thank Donna M
Media, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Tyler State Park is close to home for me so it's a regular place we visit. Admission ranges anywhere from $7-$11 with children under 3 admitted for free. There is a lot to see here even in the wintertime, so depending on the season will dictate what you see in bloom obviously. The paths are wide enough for wheel chair... More 

Thank skee49
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We first visited the treehouses about 2-3 years ago. We thought we would go back, and it was a disappointment. The best treehouse - one that you can actually CLIMB, is no longer open, the musical treehouse is in disrepair, and another treehouse was chained off, with a sign stating "out of service, back in spring 2015. It was a... More 

Thank Jessica G
Helotes, Texas, USA
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We went with our 3 young children to the Tyler Arboretum and loved it. There was a lot of creativity and thought put into this place and there is something interesting or fun to see at every turn. The little houses were artistic and at times the kids would spring into pretend play as their imaginations were triggered by the... More 

Thank happy100e
Trinidad, Colorado
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Tyler Arboretum is filled with kid-friendly treats! A butterfly house, gnome families, curvy and natural woodland tiny houses to savor, tree houses, wild meadow mazes, vegetable garden, plenty of benches and tree-stump seating to entice and give the adults a break. A groupon coupon was a deal for two adults and two children. Two hours could easily have turned into... More 

Thank Marilyn L
Central Pennsylvania
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275 reviews
126 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the Tyler Arboretum. We caught an 80 degree day with a nice breeze in the middle of August! It was very sunny, but many of the trails are well shade. Indeed, in this garden, old (and healthy) towering trees proliferate. There are five “ Pennsylvania state champion” trees in the arboretum (larges certified trees of... More 

Thank Cakes77
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I always wanted to take my boys to this place so when I saw a groupon for $22 for 2 adults/3kids I bought it right away. We tried to arrive early to beat the crowds, summer camps, and the heat. I was happy to see a good portion of everything we did was shaded. My boys just loved running the... More 

Thank Denise S
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We took advantage of a Groupon for 2 adults and 3 children this past weekend. Arriving a little after opening was a great idea because it gave my 2 children total access to the grounds where they could enjoy all the great tree houses and gardens. The picnic area was nice and clean, with plenty of shaded areas to enjoy... More 

Thank Marc M
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

As members of Winterthur, we get reciprocal admission to the Tyler Arboretum and visited it for the first time today. It is definitely worth a visit, especially if you have children. There weren't as many flowers in bloom as somewhere like Longwood Gardens, but there were tons of beautiful trees and plants. They had lots of different treehouses and tunnels... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I was impressed by the creative tree houses, butterfly house, crooked house, old trees and plants and the great smell of lilacs. Great place for kids to explore, some paved roads loved the wood chip trails and the replica house built by Thoreau was amazing to see the cost of materials he used to built his cabin.

Thank Judy H

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