The Widener Visitor Center, a historic stone carriage house, is available for indoor rentals and a wonderful selection of outdoor settings are also available among our 92-acre garden oasis.
Weddings, receptions, showers, and birthdays and corporate parties are just a few of the social events that take place here. Morris Arboretum is also the perfect place to escape Center City for a business meeting or retreat, without having to leave the city itself.
Imagine saying "I do" among the towering trees and lovely vistas of our 92 acres.
Impress your guests with a memorable gathering at one of the most beautiful settings in Philadelphia.
Enjoy flexible room layouts and rustic ambience in our historic stone carriage house.
For a limited time, book three meetings at once and receive at 20% discount.
Non-profit organizations receive 10% off rental rates.
For more information about these specials or to book, contact: email@example.com
Thursday, September 17 - Wednesday, September 30
Advance Tickets Required for Member Dividend Plant Pick Up
Members, we are excited to share Arboretum plants with you! That's right - a free plant for being a member. New (like so many things) this year, there are two locations and two timeframes for picking-up your member dividend plant:
The plant selection will be varied throughout the distribution dates. Dividends are from the Arboretum's collection of propagated plants from our greenhouse. This is your opportunity to bring a piece of the Arboretum to your home garden or neighborhood!
Individual, Dual, Family, Beech, and Chestnut members may select one plant per membership. Holly, Oak, Laurel, and Collectors Circle member may select two plants per membership. Reserve tickets now.
Due to the weather and flooding, the Arboretum is closed today Tuesday, August 4th.
The Morris Arboretum is excited to be open! We have instituted new policies as required by the government of Pennsylvania in order to keep the public safe while visiting. Please review the policies below before your visit.
Unfortunately, Out on a Limb will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.
The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.
The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.
Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.
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.