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Awbury Arboretum

Opens in 24 min: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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English landscape

55 acres of extensive lawns, meadows, wetlands, gentle rolling hills ,and magnificent trees this... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
Kyle S
Good place for a private event

We celebrated a memorial for a family member here, with about 35 people attending. The Cope House... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Paul H
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Jul 4, 2019
“English landscape”
Sep 15, 2018
“Good place for a private event”
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

55 acres of extensive lawns, meadows, wetlands, gentle rolling hills ,and magnificent trees this arboretum is a good place to appreciate nature. There is a collection of homes with theFrancis Cope House open to the public.The Agricultural Village includes a pollinator habitat{ a beee keeper's...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We celebrated a memorial for a family member here, with about 35 people attending. The Cope House was perfect for this occasion. Many of the guests commented on the high quality of the (catered) food, and the catering service was effective but unobtrusive. I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 9, 2018

It's quiet and peaceful for certain. My wife and I hadn't gone more than 50 yards and turned our first corner when I spotted a fawn and mother about 20 yards down the path. We stopped, but unfortunately they spotted us and ran off before...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

this is such a relaxing and inspiring place that is not crowded. great trees and so close to a crowded part of philadelphia. the trails are well maintained and beautiful vistas around each corner. and now that have a secret garden too that’s open saturdays....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rm1123
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We went to a wedding which was wonderful set in the historic Cope House, listening to jazz music, great catering, beautiful setting with old English garden and plenty of space, a jewel, wonderful venue for a range of functions at very affordable prices.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Michael H
Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is in Germantown , and this lovely little place is tucked into the city. We attended a wedding there , the setting was magical

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank lynnbOR
Reviewed November 23, 2015

We worked with staff at the arboretum to host back-to-back 1.5-day meetings. We set up the tables in a U-shape in the gallery, which was tight with 18 people, but perfect with 14 people. We used a projector to deliver presentations and display notes as...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Great for a quiet walk in a natural setting or letting the kids run free. Big old trees, large open space...

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Hanny B
Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a nice, quiet arboretum with some rolling hills that is worth visiting if you are looking for an area filled with lovely trees and flora in a natural setting. However, if you're expecting more of an arboretum with interactive and informational areas with...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank TravelinGoof
Reviewed February 25, 2015

The lovely Awbury Arboretum is much more modest the other arboretums in the area (i.e. the Morris Arboretum and the arboretum at Bartram's Gardens), although as there is no admission fee, it works itself out just fine. This Arboretum is best enjoyed by rambling along...More

Date of experience: August 2014
5  Thank Mike191919
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