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Horticulture Center - Fairmount Park

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Address: Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone Number:
+1 215-686-0096
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00

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Beautiful setting for a wedding

We attended a wedding there Friday night. Imagine the sun setting with all the gorgeous flowers and plants around in the park. It was magnificent. The food was very good for... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding there Friday night. Imagine the sun setting with all the gorgeous flowers and plants around in the park. It was magnificent. The food was very good for wedding fare, and a good time was had by all.

Thank travelingsteve55
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I love to visit the horticulture center! The staff are always so kind, and the grounds are beautiful! We prefer to go out early in the day but not much is open. Luckily they open at 8am and have plenty of areas to explore!

Thank LoveWhereYoureFrom
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Recently attended a wedding reception here....not what it's written up to be....signs pointing INTO the area are only written on one side, so you can get lost. Parking lot is a MESS, exterior fountains and pool look pretty, but several lights were NOT working. Food was good, but minimal. Need more rest rooms...what can I say???? Just fair..

Thank jean m
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Can be rented for weddings...Christmas parties...corporate events...wonderful ambiance...but pricey cause you must bring everything in. Kitchwb...tables and chaura...linens...food..well worth it

1 Thank cleesAldan_pa
Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We stumbled into this while looking to visit the Japanese House and Garden (which is further down the road a few feet). It was in no way a disappointment thou. I think my husband enjoyed it the most because it had so many of the plants that he grew up with back home in Guyana and he was able to... More 

Thank jmeadrian
Eurkea California
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Stumbled upon with sheer and utter delight to find ourselves in a warm tropical paradise. Admission is free astonishing in and of itself. And there is no time limit for your pleasure enjoyment. For all five senses will come alive in this Tropical artistic layout of the world's rarest and exotic botanical gardens. The smells and fragrances are literally intoxicating.... More 

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