Bartram's Garden

Local nameBartram's Garden
LocationPhiladelphia, United States

Bartram's Garden is a historic Philadelphia garden and arboretum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1728 by botanist John Bartram, it is the oldest surviving botanical garden in North America. Covering 46 acres with an 8-acre arboretum, the garden is near the intersection of 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard on the west bank of the Schuylkill River.

Its John Bowman Bartram Special Collections Library contains a vast collection of documents and materials related to the history of the Garden, the history of Philadelphia, and the development of the field of botany. The non-profit John Bartram Association operates the Garden in cooperation with the Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

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Opening hours

Green Room:
Tue – Sun: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thu: guided tours of the House at 1, 3 p.m. and of the Garden at 2 p.m.
Fri – Sun: guided tours of the House at noon, 2 p.m. and of the Garden at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Garden Shop:
Tue – Sun: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Bartram Day Pass:
Adults: $12
Seniors, Students, Children (2-16): $10
Children (0-1): free
The admission allows access to the Green Room, guided and curator tours, and map.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone 215-729-5281

Address Bartram Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19143, USA

Coordinates 39°55'55.816" N -75°12'41.106" E

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