Tyler Arboretum is a non-profit public garden in Delaware County, Pennsylvania serving the Greater Philadelphia region. One of the oldest arboreta in the northeastern United States, Tyler Arboretum encompasses 650 acres of renowned plant collections, heritage and champion trees, historic buildings and 17 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, wetlands and meadows. The Arboretum is open to the public 362 days a year.
November to February
Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March to October
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
*Closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 24 and 25.
Driving Directions & Parking
Tyler Arboretum is easily accessible and is a 30 to 45 minute drive from Philadelphia. The Arboretum is not served by regional buses or trains.
Directions from the Blue Route (Route 476):
Take the Blue Route to the Route 1 – Springfield/Lima exit (Exit #5). Take Route 1 Southbound to Route 352. Turn right onto Route 352 North, which goes past the Granite Run Mall. Follow Route 352 North to the first intersection after the Mall and turn right onto Barren Road. Follow Barren Road past Penncrest High School (on the right). Turn left at the next intersection (small intersection with four-way stop signs) onto Painter Road. Follow Painter Road about one mile to the Arboretum entrance, located on the right.
From Media and Springfield:
Take Baltimore Pike South to Route 352 North. Proceed as above.
From Philadelphia and Northern Areas:
Take City Line Avenue (Route 1) South to Route 352 North. Proceed as above.
From Delaware and Southern Areas:
Take I-95 North to Marcus Hook/Route 452 exit. Exit on the right and turn left onto Route 452 North. Stay on Route 452, crossing over Routes 1 and 352. Route 452 changes into Barren Road after crossing Route 352. Proceed as above.
From Newtown Square and Broomall:
Take Route 3 South to Route 252. Follow Route 252 towards Media. Turn right onto Rose Tree Road. Follow Rose Tree Road to Painter Road. Turn right onto Painter Road and follow about 2 miles to the Arboretum parking lot on the right.
From Delaware (Alternate), Chadds Ford and Kennett Square:
Take Route 202 North to Route 1. Follow Route 1 North to intersection of Route 452. Turn left onto Route 452. Stay on Route 452, crossing over Route 352. Route 452 changes into Barren Road after crossing Route 352. Proceed as above.
Tyler is not accessible via public transport.
515 Painter Road
Media, PA 19063
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