Arnold Arboretum Tour Massachusetts

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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is one of the oldest public arboretums in North America and one of the world's leading research institutions for the study of plants.

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May 30, 2024
Family walk in spring. You cannot drive into the arboretum; all on-street parking. This was manageable on the drizzly day we walked but I imagine it's a problem on a beautiful day. (On the other hand… Full review by Alison S
May 24, 2023
Interesting array of plants, lots of lilacs, many species of trees. Worth a trip for people interested in gardens, plants, and walking. And it's free; parking on street is okay (only employees may … Full review by markhM3986BC
Jan 10, 2023
This 260+ acre park is actually a Harvard museum - their "tree museum"!! They even have a small stand of Franklin Trees that have gone extinct in the wild and were native to Georgia! I went early Jan… Full review by TravelingMerm

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Are dogs allowed?
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Yes. We saw lots of dogs, but ropes must be used!
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Hi. We will be at the Arboretum on the first weekend in May to take wedding photos. Can you please suggest specific …
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Hi. We will be at the Arboretum on the first weekend in May to take wedding photos. Can you please suggest specific areas with in the park that would be good? And the closest parking? Thank You.
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Near the junction of Meadow and Forest Hills Roads should still have some blossoms if the weather remains cool and we don't get too much rain. Fingers crossed for the big day.
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We would like to take some wedding (small elopement) photos at Arnold Arboretum on the first weekend in May. Can you …
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We would like to take some wedding (small elopement) photos at Arnold Arboretum on the first weekend in May. Can you please suggest some particular locations within the Arboretum that would be good. And best bet for parking for those locations. Thank you.
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I suggest you call the Arboretum and ask for suggestions from them.
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Answer by Debby K · Apr 28, 2019
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Will the Arboretum be open on Easter Sunday this year (2019)?
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yes.
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Answer by Debby K · Apr 20, 2019
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