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Bartram's Garden

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Interesting Spot of Botanical History

A little botanical paradise in the middle of an urban neighborhood. Very interesting garden with... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Youngstown, Ohio
Historic Garden

The oldest Garden in America ! Bertram’s Garden is a lovely old homestead and gardens perched along... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
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54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Garden in the Suburbs with tons of history. Nice, quiet, serene go and walk sit and read, visit the flowers and plants. This garden was free and so quiet with the city in the background.

Thank King B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Add Bartram's Garden to your list of gardens to visit in Philadelphia. You can travel by boat, bike, public transportation or car and all offer a unique experience. The grounds are free and open year-round (dawn to dusk), but note that they are closed on...More

Thank anne s
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A little botanical paradise in the middle of an urban neighborhood. Very interesting garden with original house and other structures. Home to the oldest Ginkgo tree in North America. The gift shop attendant was full of information and very friendly. Doesn't take long to walk...More

Thank OrionOctober
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Still inside the city, along the Schuylkill River, is a natural sanctuary almost hidden from view and actually unknown to many local residents. If you look for it, you'll find it; and if you step inside it, you'll forget all about the city and discover...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The oldest Garden in America ! Bertram’s Garden is a lovely old homestead and gardens perched along the shores of the river, with walking paths down to the river.....it is a rustic old eighteenth century home with formal and informal gardens. You can either walk...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing views of the city, beautiful trees, nice community farming, short ride from University City.

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We rented this facility for my daughter's wedding. A very special place located in Philadelphia complete with glorious trees and gardens. A good place to visit to get out of the city vibe, makes you feel like you are somewhere else. If you think of...More

Thank ElainaNewYork
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were looking for a unique experience in Philadelphia and loved our visit to Bartram's Garden. Hard to believe that this historic location has remained essentially the same since the 17th century and that the City has done such a nice job of managing operations....More

Thank Weism
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had read about this place in a book and so had some idea of what I thought it would be. Perhaps I just wasn't there at the right time of year. It was late April and rainy and cold. Very little had been planted...More

Thank Madeline F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Enjoyed a part of Mother's Day at Bartram's Garden, first time visit. Looking for something to do outdoors after visiting the Penn Museum. Bartram's Garden was a quick drive from University City. Surprised we never visited here before, kids enjoyed the trails, as well as...More

Thank Marc M
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