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Bartram's Garden

54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-729-5281
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Great outdoor activity

Amazing views of the city, beautiful trees, nice community farming, short ride from University City.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julia W
,
Wien
via mobile
Great beauty

We rented this facility for my daughter's wedding. A very special place located in Philadelphia... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
ElainaNewYork
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New York
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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“garden tour” (3 reviews)
“formal garden” (3 reviews)
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54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of the city, beautiful trees, nice community farming, short ride from University City.

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We rented this facility for my daughter's wedding. A very special place located in Philadelphia complete with glorious trees and gardens. A good place to visit to get out of the city vibe, makes you feel like you are somewhere else. If you think of...More

Thank ElainaNewYork
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were looking for a unique experience in Philadelphia and loved our visit to Bartram's Garden. Hard to believe that this historic location has remained essentially the same since the 17th century and that the City has done such a nice job of managing operations....More

Thank Weism
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had read about this place in a book and so had some idea of what I thought it would be. Perhaps I just wasn't there at the right time of year. It was late April and rainy and cold. Very little had been planted...More

Thank Madeline F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Enjoyed a part of Mother's Day at Bartram's Garden, first time visit. Looking for something to do outdoors after visiting the Penn Museum. Bartram's Garden was a quick drive from University City. Surprised we never visited here before, kids enjoyed the trails, as well as...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I visited the gardens with a group bus trip in early April on a rainy day. Parking is ample, even for a bus or two. The gardens are right in downtown so accessible by bus and also via a river cruise in season. The staff...More

Thank subianchi
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Among Phila's. oldest gardens. Good walks, beautiful plants and trees. Call ahead for calendar of events.

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Hidden along the banks of the Schuylkill River, America's oldest garden is free to the public, provides a restful atmosphere, is not overrun with tourists and has many unusual plants and trees. I think this national treasure is overlooked by many people due to its...More

1  Thank William L
Reviewed 31 August 2016

#1 Try to take one of the guided tours. The guides really know their stuff. #2 There is no charge for admission. 45 acres in the City tucked away on the banks of the Schuylkill River that has been holding its ground against the industrial...More

2  Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Public park with no access fees to gardens, but if you come you have to take the paid tour of John Bartram's home. Amazing history and architecture! Next time I'll take the paid garden tour (hopefully on a cooler day)!

Thank readinJC
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