Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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Plan Your Visit
Morris Arboretum is Open 362 Days a Year!


Open Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm
November - March: Weekends until 4:00pm
April - October: Weekends until 5:00pm

Extra Summer Hours
Early Morning Saturdays; garden opens at 8:00am (May - September)

Open every day, except for the following holidays:
New Years Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Check for weather closings.

Tree & Garden Etiquette

Please note, visitors are not allowed to climb or sit on the limbs of trees. The Arboretum is home to a number of champion trees, some of which are very old. With 130,000 visitors annually, climbing becomes a safety issue for both children and the trees. We don’t want any visitors or trees to break a limb. Thank you!

We ask that you be respectful of the garden, including:

  • Do not climb on the trees or sculptures or wade in fountains.
  • Picnicking in the garden is ONLY allowed in the designated picnic area behind the Widener Visitor Center. No cooking is allowed.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, Frisbees or other game equipment.
  • No admittance outside of regular visiting hours. Click here to see our seasonal hours.


The Arboretum property includes some hilly terrain. There is an ADA-approved paved walking path with less than 5% grade and benches strategically situated throughout the garden, but walking the Arboretum could prove challenging to those not in good health. We have two wheelchairs to lend out on a first-come, first-served basis, but we recommend you bring whatever accommodations are needed for the infirm and small children. The majority of the garden, including the Out on a Limb exhibit, is accessible from the paved pathways. We have wheelchair accessible restrooms in the Visitor Center. The seasonal dining facilities are also wheelchair accessible.

Guided golf cart tours for people with physical disabilities are offered with limited availability, and must be scheduled in advance. Although we will try to honor every request, two weeks notice is recommended. Please call 215.247.5777 X157 to make reservations.

In our efforts to provide an accessible and barrier-free visitor experience, we welcome your suggestions and observations. Please contact:

Photography in the Garden

Taking pictures at the Morris Arboretum, be they of trees, bees, flowers, or people for your own personal use, is free to do with paid admission (or completely free if you are a Member). However, additional charges apply for:

Photography Guidelines:

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Know Before You Go

For the safety of our visitors and to preserve the structural integrity of our tree collection, climbing or sitting on the limbs of trees is not permitted. Thank you!

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