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Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

100 E Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

HOURS: Mon. -Fri.: 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00
CALL:  (215) 247-5777
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The 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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Upcoming Events by This Business

Garden Railway Seasonal Opening

Saturday, 5/25

Included with garden admission. The Garden Railway display is a miniature world with a quarter mile track running through it. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the small-scale...MORE »

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Wetland Critter Exploration (Ages 6–9)

Saturday, 6/1

Come learn about local birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and insects in the beautiful Morris Arboretum wetlands. Students will explore the wetlands, visiting the pond and stream on the lookout for critters...MORE »

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Storytime at the Arboretum

Friday, 6/7

Join us for fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each session is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the Arboretum. Storytime is held outdoors in...MORE »

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Founders’ Summer Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, 6/11

Join us in the garden for ice cream, music and merriment to celebrate the birthday of Arboretum founder, John Morris. Enjoy the old-fashioned a cappella stylings of the Late Entry Barbershop Quarter....MORE »

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Firefly Magic

Wednesday, 6/26

Families are invited to join naturalist Pam Newitt to learn about the fascinating world of fireflies. During a short presentation, we will discover how and why they light up. We...MORE »

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Circus Week at the Garden Railway

Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

The first circus was held in Philadelphia in 1793. Come see the Big Top and the circus trains, learn the history of the circus and watch for a few surprises...MORE »

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Storytime at the Arboretum

Friday, 7/12

Join us for fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each session is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the Arboretum. Storytime is held outdoors in...MORE »

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Insect Investigators (Ages 6-10)

Saturday, 7/20

People who study insects are known as “entomologists” and the work they do is very important to people and the environment. Join us as we learn what it means to be an...MORE »

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Storytime at the Arboretum

Friday, 8/2

Join us for fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians. Each session is tailored to the changing seasons and complements the natural setting of the Arboretum. Storytime is held outdoors in...MORE »

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Exploring Butterflies and Moths

Saturday, 8/3

Families can join naturalist Pam Newitt for a morning of deep exploration. After learning about this fascinating and beautiful group of insects, we will head outdoors to observe and catch some of...MORE »

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