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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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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Peaceful.

I had a day to myself when in Philadelphia for work. I decided to venture out to these gardens, and they were wonderful. A very peaceful and beautiful place to visit in the city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a day to myself when in Philadelphia for work. I decided to venture out to these gardens, and they were wonderful. A very peaceful and beautiful place to visit in the city. I always enjoy seeing the plant life in different environments.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what a gorgeous place. this has it all. beautiful flowers. nice paths. Many attractions for kids and even a huge outdoor mini railroad.

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to take our 2 year old here. He can safely run around, check out the garden railway, and play in the tree adventure. There are also storytimes that we have gone too which are held outside in nice weather.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morris is a treasured arboretum in the area and I like to go one or two times yearly. The holiday train show is fun for both adults and children. It's fairly expensive to enter and well worth the experience.

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Princeton NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This extensive property is beautifully landscaped, with an education/welcome center, gift shop, and varied sections of woods and gardens. It is best enjoyed on foot (there is a trolley tour, but it is offered on a limited basis. Most of the property is easy to explore on a wide,flat, paved pathway. Within the gardens, however, there are steps with handrails,... More 

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Brigantine, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just steps away from Philadelphia you can retreat to nature in all its beauty. And for $16 per adult (for the day), it was well worth the price. My wife and I meandered through the gardens, looked out over the giant bird nest, and visited the awesome fern house. Everything was labeled, so it made for a wonderful learning experience.... More 

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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 August 22, 2016

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 August 22, 2016

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 August 21, 2016

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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