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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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a paradise. if you're looking for a quiet - wonderful place, this is the right place for you... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Kevin H
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Beautiful grounds

A great place to stroll the grounds and appreciate the beautiful trees. The elevated walkway... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Sue P
Chicago, Illinois
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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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100 Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-2697
+1 215-247-5777
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

a paradise. if you're looking for a quiet - wonderful place, this is the right place for you, believe me,

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 23 September 2015

A great place to stroll the grounds and appreciate the beautiful trees. The elevated walkway through the trees is very cool. Don't miss the train garden, perfectly done. The asian woods are very well thought out and displayed. Easy paths to walk and you can...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is a large garden within the Philadelphia city limits. It has some beautiful old trees and some interesting sculptures but other than that I did not find the place very interesting. I visited in mid-September so I didn't expect to find many flowers in...More

1  Thank MikeHinPHL
Reviewed 20 September 2015

By gimmicks, I mean non-plant attractions that might interest both adults and children! For example, a huge, up on stilts impression of a bird's nest, with catwalks and walk-on netting to serve as a bird-watching location. I also liked the outdoor train set, although it...More

Thank obsoperator
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Off the beaten path destination. What a nice place to visit. Lovely scenery and old old old nature haven.

Thank savebythesea
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The Morris Arboretum is a lovely garden for a stroll. Admission is free with a membership to at many other gardens.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Nice garden to spend the afternoon. Family friendly, a mix of intresting sculptures, ruins, and exhibts that change regularly.

Thank happytraveler018
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great place to take the kids and enjoy nature for an afternoon. Bring a picnic and perhaps some wine, and it can be quite special.

Thank TravelingMel_33
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Serene it is! ... Not only do you get to visualize all different types of "art", the natural surroundings is very peaceful! One of my favorite spots to just go with my fiancé and walk around for hours. You can bring lunch and have picnics....More

Thank Megiegrillzx3
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I took my four year old son here today and we fell in love. The train display was a huge hit and at his age, he couldn't even appreciate the minute detail of the scenery. He was just excited to see trains in a rather...More

Thank heathtreat
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Response from 627Tai | Reviewed this property |
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