Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

Notice: The garden will open late April 10 at 1:00pm

Penn Students

Penn Students

Morris Arboretum is your place to escape, explore, and relax...

Just 13 miles from the Penn Campus, Morris Arboretum is accessible by car, bike, and public transportation. Admission is free with your PennCard.


Upcoming Penn Student Events

Events and free bus trips for Penn students are offered periodically during the academic year. Please check back for updates.

ESCAPE to Morris Arboretum! FREE bus trips for Penn students

SATURDAY, APRIL 19 | 11:00am - 2:30pm

Experience the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival.
Registration required. To reserve your spot on the bus and for more info:

Register Now!


FRIDAY, MAY 2 | Time TBD

Celebrate the end of classes; relax and unwind before finals.
Registration required. Check back for registration info.


Directions from Penn

Driving

Head east on Market St toward N 34th St. Turn left onto John F Kennedy Blvd. Take the Interstate 76 W ramp to Valley Forge. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-76 W/Valley/Forge and merge onto I-76 W. Take exit 340A toward Lincoln Dr/Kelly Dr/Germantown/Wissahickon Park. Merge onto City Ave. Slight left to merge onto Lincoln Dr. Turn left onto Emlen St. Continue onto Cresheim Valley Dr. Turn left onto Germantown Ave. Turn right onto E Northwestern Ave. Arboretum entrance will be on the right.

Public Transportation

Walk to 30th Street Station. Take Chestnut Hill West Line Train towards Chestnut Hill West (31 mins, 10 stops). Walk to Germantown Avenue & Bethlehem Pike (1 minute). Wait for "L" bus toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall. Bus MUST say "Plymouth Meeting" or it won't pass close enough to the Arboretum. Ask to get off at the Germantown Avenue & Northwestern Avenue stop. Walk down Northwestern Avenue for .5 miles past Chestnut Hill College and the apartment complex until you come to the black wrought-iron gate of the Arboretum.


Student Leaders

Morris Arboretum is the perfect place to bring your student groups. We are happy to assist student groups with organizing their own field trips to experience all the beauty and tranquility the Morris Arboretum has to offer. To learn more, please contact Miriam Von Essen at miriamv@upenn.edu.

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