The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a 92-acre historic public garden and educational institution located 15 miles from campus in historic Chestnut Hill. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.
The Arboretum conducts four major activities: education, research, outreach, and horticultural display. As the official Arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania provides research and outreach services to state agencies, community institutions and to citizens of Pennsylvania and beyond.
Director: Paul Meyer