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Tyler Arboretum

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Good for a Leisurely Walk

This was my first visit to the Arboretum. Since it is an arboretum, there were not many flowering... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet A
Avalon, New Jersey
So much to see!

We are members at Tyler and enjoy coming here with our kids, there is always so much to do. We... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“butterfly house”(14 reviews)
“hiking trails”(11 reviews)
“big bugs”(3 reviews)
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515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063-4424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Arboretum. Since it is an arboretum, there were not many flowering plants (visited in mid-August). Nice paved walking path, good signs on trees and for directions to various parts of garden. Seems to be a good place to...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We are members at Tyler and enjoy coming here with our kids, there is always so much to do. We love hiking and Tyler offers some terrific trails, our kids especially like the Blue Trail which has multiple water crossings and a point that intersects...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully maintained Arboretum with native and exotic plants. There are several walking trails as well as an event space.

Thank Min L
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Visit this quiet Delaware County pa garden paradise. Treehouses for the kids, a meadow maze, trails through woodlands and plantings. There are trails inside and outside the fenced areas ( get a map). One trail leads down to maiden rock at the nice creek/ river...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful setting to explore nature. Picnic tables available. Seniors price $13 for admission. Wear walking shoes. Paths marked.

Thank JoanDeMarco
Reviewed 16 April 2018

There are many varieties of magnolia trees, spring flowers and woodsy trails to explore at Tyler Arboretum. It is worth the entrance fee of $15 to spend a beautiful day in such beauty. There was a wedding taking place at the end of the day...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Had a memorial party in the barn. Beautiful interior and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Parking was plentiful and the staff put up signage directing people to the barn.

Thank sandy P
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were checking out the Media area to potentially relocate and we found Tyler Arboretum. My boys 4 and 7 loved it here. They got to hunt for the giant bug sculptures, say hi to the weed eating goats and check out the caterpillars and...More

Thank Travelinspiredhome
Reviewed 6 February 2018

A place to find goats, butterflies, frogs, turtles, tree houses, and a botanical garden. They have hiking trails for beginners. Well worth a peaceful visit.

Thank Perry P
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Unique history of this museum of trees. It has many fun and unique tree houses for children learn ages 2 to teens and even adults. Beautiful gardens, butterfly house, and special events throughout the year.

Thank Elise L
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14 June 2018|
Response from Perry P | Reviewed this property |
Seniors, for a $5 discount please call 610-566-9134, ext. 209
29 August 2017|
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
29 August 2017|
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Response from Mandi G | 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!