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Morris Arboretum

#32 of 445 things to do in Philadelphia Features Animals
100 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2697
+1 215-247-5777
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The Morris Arboretum has a beautiful and ever changing with the seasons collection of rare plants... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aklinger4
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Pay the attendant at the window upon entry. Drive up the hill to the parking lot. When that parking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PaleoGypsy
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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100 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2697
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Morris Arboretum has a beautiful and ever changing with the seasons collection of rare plants and trees. It is well designed and accessible to all.

Thank aklinger4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pay the attendant at the window upon entry. Drive up the hill to the parking lot. When that parking lot is full, drive back down, and park in the field. If you arrive in an RV, park in the field near the attendant. During the...More

2  Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited couple of times with family and friends. It is beautiful quite and serene environment never fail to amaze me. The train layout in summer gives the curious minds of kids a run through the time. Be ready to spend couple of hours...More

Thank Duraiya K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm so happy my girls love botany. We decided on a whim to come to these gardens after being in historical Philly for the first part of the day. We got there 1.5 hrs before closing. We were greeted by the most delightful man at...More

1  Thank Funfeetgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent the entire afternoon in the arboretum. Saw lots of birds and butterflies. Mom's with strollers were a plenty. Beautiful afternoon.

2  Thank teri w
Reviewed June 16, 2017

There are new mobile sculptures that are worth seeing. The rose garden is at it's best. The entire arboretum is a delight.

1  Thank natalieing
Reviewed June 12, 2017

There are several beautiful 'speciiman trees' as well as a well-tended formal rose garden. There is a separate garden with many Japanese maples. An old log cabin replica was a 'kid magnet' especially since it was set next to a small stream. There are some...More

1  Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Reviews do not do this wonderful place justice. It is not easy to get there or find...if you are staying in downtown Philly. But, it is worth the effort. First, the drive from downtown gives a unique perspective of Philly--a perspective one cannot get by...More

1  Thank Chuck C
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This garden is a beautiful place to visit. The admission is a bit pricey, but it offers a lot of ground to discover. There are various sculptures placed within the garden, but mostly a lot of open space. We made the mistake of going on...More

1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed May 30, 2017

My family recently attended a wedding ceremony and reception here. It was by far my favorite wedding that I have attended. We were fortunate with the weather, had it rained or been cold, I'm not sure I'd say the same thing. The garden is beautiful,...More

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Riham A
December 27, 2016|
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Sorry , Closed
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October 21, 2016|
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Spring !!!!!!!
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Morris is beautiful all the time, but if you are only going once, wait until the spring when everything (or almost everything) is blooming! Be sure to look for the Katsura tree behind the Atlas Cedar. There are several in... More
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