Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum is closed today, September 2nd, due to flooding.

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Travel with Morris Arboretum

Travel with Morris Arboretum

December 1st through December 8th, 2018

Panama ranks as one of the world’s top bird-watching sites, with more than 900 species of resident and migrant birds … more than the U.S. and Canada combined. Join the Morris Arboretum and Ruth Pfeffer for an incredible birding trip in a tropical paradise! Panama is a vibrant crossroads of the Americas. Discover its abundant birding and rich variety of mammals as we explore lush rainforest alongside the Panama Canal.

This well-paced tour stays mainly at one hotel, the delightful Gamboa Rainforest Lodge, adjacent to Soberanía National Park and the scenic Chagres River. Many of our outings are close to the lodge; on one day we drive to a mountain area for a different view. We plan afternoons for some free time to enjoy the pool and grounds, pursue photography, enjoy the amenities of the lodge, or to visit the lodge’s orchid facility, the reptile house, or the new sloth rescue facility. There are also kayaks for rent and trails to explore.

Please see the travel brochure below for the full itinerary and price. If you have any questions, please contact Jan McFarlan, at or (215) 247-5777, ext. 156.

For more information view the brochure.

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Gardens, Wine, and Wilderness
A Tour of New Zealand
January 11th through February 2nd, 2019

With Richard Lyon, R.L.A. and Paul W. Meyer, The F. Otto Haas Executive Director, Morris Arboretum

Imagine...the trip of a lifetime. Under balmy skies, you will visit some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, interspersed with wonderful examples of New Zealand culture showcasing its gardens, architecture, artistic creations, fine cuisine, and wine. Learn the history and culture of a land from those who love and care for it.

Imagine...a carefully designed itinerary developed with passion, just as a great piece of music or a celebrated garden. The concepts of sequence, contrast, surprise, rhythm, repetitions, theme, and variations apply equally to music, gardens, and travel.

For more information view the itinerary.

Trip Booking and Contact Information:
Contact Richard Lyon, Garden Adventures, Ltd.
Phone: (610) 637-8592

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Alerts & Updates

The Cafe is closed today, October 10th.

The Garden Railway will not run in the rain. If the rain subsides it will start running around noon today, October 10th.

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.