Visiting Tyler Arboretum
Owned by Thomas Minshall and his descendants since 1681, the property that is now Tyler Arboretum opened to the public in 1944 and consists of 650 acres of woodlands, meadows and stream valley, as well as extensive horticultural collections and heritage and champion trees.
Special Features of Tyler Arboretum
- Heritage cherries, crabapples, magnolias, hollies and lilacs.
- A rhododendrons and azalea collection spanning 11 acres.
- Fragrant Garden, consisting of a variety of herbs.
- Vegetable Demonstration Garden
- Conifer collections.
- Native Woodland Walk, a Bird Garden and Meadow Maze, illustration different habitats.
- 17 miles of scenic hiking trails.
- A 1,400-square-foot Butterfly House
Tips for Visiting Tyler Arboretum
- Tyler Arboretum is approximately 30 minutes from Philadelphia and is open to the public 362 days a year.
- Start with the Visitor Center, where staff members are available to help you identify plants in bloom and other seasonal highlights during the time of your visit.
- Bring your lunch. Visitors are welcome to use picnic tables near the Visitor Center are bring a blanket and picnic on the grounds of the Arboretum.
- Before you go, check the website for a complete list of the heritage, champion and native trees at Tyler Arboretum.
515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063