Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

  • 100 E. Northwestern Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • P: 215.247.5777 F: 215.248.4439
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Romantic 92-acre display garden featuring a formal rose garden, swan pond, glasshouse fernery, and colorful gardens. A permanent exhibit takes visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing.

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General Amenities
  • Hours of Operation:

    Open Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    April - October: Weekends until 5:00pm
    June, July, August open Wednesdays until 8pm, with evening events on some Thursdays
    Open every day, except for the following holidays:
    New Years Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 4
  • Total Sqft.: 3,746
  • Largest Room: 920
  • Theatre Capacity: 65
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Reception Capacity: 175
  • Space Notes: The Upper Gallery of the Visitor Center building is suitable for hosting a smaller reception of up to 65 guests. With the use of the tented area attached to the Visitors Center, we can accommodate up to 175 guests for a sit-down reception (Tented area not available November through March).
  • Description: Our facility offers a variety of room combinations and set-ups available for meeting rentals. Quality audio-visual equipment can be provided for your use. During Café hours, food service is available through Company’s Coming. For food service at meetings occurring outside of Café hours, you may choose from any of our five approved caterers, who represent a variety of cuisine styles and price ranges. Largest area is Tent 70x30 (50pp daytime) 175 evening
Meeting Facility Rooms
McLean Room
Side Tent
Upper Gallery
Out on a Limb
Visitor Center + Tent
Log Cabin
  • Dimensions: 17 X 18
  • Classroom Capacity: 12
  • Dimensions: 19 X 23
  • Classroom Capacity: 22
  • Dimensions: 30 X 25
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: 23 X 40
  • Theater Capacity: 80
  • Banquet Capacity: 65
  • Banquet Capacity: 20
  • Reception Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 6
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