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Tyler Arboretum

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Great place for kids

We enjoy taking our 2 year old to this arboretum. He can safely run around, explore the tree... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
ourfamilystravels14
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Kids will have fun! Adults can learn while the kids run around.

If Longwood Gardens is for adults then Tyler Arboretum is definitely for kids. Longwood is too... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
SandCrawler
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoy taking our 2 year old to this arboretum. He can safely run around, explore the tree houses, and visit the goats.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank ourfamilystravels14
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If Longwood Gardens is for adults then Tyler Arboretum is definitely for kids. Longwood is too huge for little kids but you can do just about everything at Tyler Arboretum and still make the relatively short walk back to the car if a tantrum erupts....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

As a former Widener University employee of more than 16 years, I was anxious to see this new expansion for the University. Although the arboretum was developed in 1931 as a memorial to the wife of a Pennsylvania attorney, it has now become part of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

A group of us consisting of 4 families with kids from age 2-13 years old had a great time visiting the Arboretum. Although it was hot (it was our fault for picking the middle of the day on a hot August day to go), the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We spent several hours hiking three of the 6 hiking trails. It was lovely and we had a great time - there is so much to see and do there for families and friends. We loved th Butterfly house and the little treehouses and structures...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I come here with my daughter at least once a week just to get some fresh outdoor time. There's always fun events and very nice stuff to help. We love this place!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Not too far west of Philadelphia, you will find the Tyler Arboretum which has something for everyone. It is a little out of the way but worth the trip. After paying our admission, we began our stroll through the Arboretum. It was a Monday in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I am so lucky to live near this place. Very open and friendly, never noisy or overcrowded. It is so beautiful here and the employees can really answer questions you may have thoroughly! Do not miss this if you love nature!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kristanio
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Us two senior citizens went to Tyler Arboretum for the trees -- and we were not disappointed! You can walk for a couple of miles there and still not see everything. Some azaleas, rhododendrons and a small cluster of iris were blooming when we visited...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Large collection of trees and ground cover, many local varieties. A trail map was provided but the grounds had more history than was provided in the handout. There were some informational sing scattered throughout the park but there could have been a much better effort...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Seniors, for a $5 discount please call 610-566-9134, ext. 209
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lyntuckman
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Some of the paths are paved, some are grassy. I, too, have difficulty walking having been hit by a car a year ago and have a rod in my tibia and ligaments replaced in the other knee. I just went slowly and didn't have any... More
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For the most part, they are just off the pathway. There are a few that you would need to walk over grass fields to get closer to (like the giant praying mantis and daddy long legs). I hope this helps!
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