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Morris Arboretum

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Address: 100 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2697
Phone Number: +1 215-247-5777
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Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public...

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.

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Just a Majestic place to visit , all natural beauty.

I purchase a year's membership , we enjoy taking the grandkids to see natural beauty at its best . There trees that are a couple hundred years old on this property along with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Joe2897
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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I purchase a year's membership , we enjoy taking the grandkids to see natural beauty at its best . There trees that are a couple hundred years old on this property along with Magnificent Asian trees & plants from many years ago . This place has a lot of Great history & very rare trees that can only be viewed... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been visiting Morris Arboretum for many years and it's an incredible place for anyone who loves trees, flowers, trains, beauty! Morris has a large variety of trees, shrubs, and flowering plants. During the fall and Christmas their trains run through delightfully landscaped miniature landscapes and past intricate replicas of famous Philadelphia landmarks. Morris is beautiful in every season.

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Lawrenceville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having been here several times, it is one of our favorite places when the weather is nice and we've got a few hours to kill.

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely afternoon walking through Morris Arboretum. The gardens, the sculptures, the yarn bombing, the swans, the trees, and the Thomas the Tank Engine model trail display were all very nice. I love swans so was so pleased to see the two they have swimming in the pond. I cannot wait to go back again to see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy the mix of nature and fun activities for children. The trains and large nest in the tree house make the Arboretum a fun place for little ones, beautiful flowers and trees can be enjoyed by all ages!

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Jenkintown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very fine place for a stroll around some gorgeous grounds. The rose garden is to die for. However, keep in mind, that unless things have changed any time soon, the facilities for just getting a quick cuppa or drink are awful. AWFUL. Did I say awful--well, awful. So be warned. Otherwise, all fantastic--the gift shop has lovely... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This made for a great, relaxing afternoon. The sculptures are spread throughout the grounds, so you have to walk around to really see them all. There is a paved path around to make it wheelchair accessible, but some of the sculptures are off the main path. The model trains are great. They even have models of local and historical buildings... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I brought my 3 year old son and 1 year old daughter here to see the model trains featuring Thomas the Tank engine and his friends who were visiting for the weekend. We had never been here before and had no idea what to expect. "Wow" is an understatement! This place is beautiful, peaceful, and relaxing. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there on a whim after passing it earlier in the week. Fantastic find! So much to see. There were also 2 activities for kids - a squirrel hunt and a stamp book. I don't know who liked the activities more - us or the kid! We also enjoyed the treetop adventure, where you can climb into a robin's... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I've visited this place many times over the years. Walking through the gardens soothes the soul. Very beautiful and lends a sense of peace. The rose garden is a must see, even after the roses have faded. The swan pond is tranquil...and magnificent when the pair of swans decide to grace you w/ their presence. If you're looking for a... More 

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