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Tyler Arboretum

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A True Gem in Delaware County

We took advantage of a Groupon for 2 adults and 3 children this past weekend. Arriving a little... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
Marc M
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Levittown, Pennsylvania
Great kid appeal

As members of Winterthur, we get reciprocal admission to the Tyler Arboretum and visited it for the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2015
AdventuresWithMommy
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We took advantage of a Groupon for 2 adults and 3 children this past weekend. Arriving a little after opening was a great idea because it gave my 2 children total access to the grounds where they could enjoy all the great tree houses and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

As members of Winterthur, we get reciprocal admission to the Tyler Arboretum and visited it for the first time today. It is definitely worth a visit, especially if you have children. There weren't as many flowers in bloom as somewhere like Longwood Gardens, but there...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

I was impressed by the creative tree houses, butterfly house, crooked house, old trees and plants and the great smell of lilacs. Great place for kids to explore, some paved roads loved the wood chip trails and the replica house built by Thoreau was amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

This was a lovely find near Riddley Creek State Park. Admission was $11 per adult. It was an enchanting property with a collection of interesting tree houses and a butterfly house. A child's delight and for those young at heart with an appreciation of nature....More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

My grandchildren love to go there to see the tree houses and especially love Pumpkin Days! Staff is wonderful and many things to do and see!

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Tyler Arb has some of the oldest specimens of European trees in the New World, planted by the Painter Brothers, friends of John Bartram. This small gem of formal garden and woodland is tucked away beside Ridley Creek State Park. There are often activities...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We got a Groupon deal to go here and were very pleasantly surprised! There was so much to look at and enjoy including several ponds with wildlife, treehouses, trails, and of course trees and plants. After walking the grounds, eating our picnic lunch, and walking...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I love exploring the different kinds of trees and flowers that tyler arboretum has to offer in addition to its access to hiking trails. So many old ruins secretly tucked away throughout the grounds- makes for an adventure each time since you never know what...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

I wanted to bring my 5 and 2 year old niece/nephew to Tyler and was first of all surprised at the cost - a small fortune for what was less than a 2 hour adventure. Some exhibits weren't open, treehouses in need of repair, trails...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

We wish we had known that the butterfly house doesn't open until the Summer as that was our primary reason for stopping. Even though we were disappointed to miss the butterflies, we still had a really nice time. We visited today 2015-05-03 after church and...More

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JoanDeMarco
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Response from Perry P | Reviewed this property |
Seniors, for a $5 discount please call 610-566-9134, ext. 209
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lyntuckman
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Response from Ellen753 | Reviewed this property |
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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lyntuckman
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Response from MandiCG49 | Reviewed this property |
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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