Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

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See the rich collection of plants at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, a conservation and research institution whose history stretches back to 19th century. The arboretum, a department of Harvard University, occupies 114 ha (281 acres) and displays more than 4,000 trees, shrubs, and vines from all over the world. It's also the home to many animal species, such as raccoons, squirrels, cormorants, and snapping turtles. You can take a free guided tour or take your time and explore on your own. Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed . Bicycles are permitted only on paved paths. Arrange to visit Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and other attractions in Boston using our Boston holiday planner.
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  • We visited in October it was crisp and cold but dry, there were very few other people around the ones that were there were picking up leaves with all kinds of very noisy mechanical equipment. This did...  more »
  • My older brother took me there to work on my 6th grade leaf collection. All of the trees were labeled and I pulled in so meany more unique leaves than the rest of the classes. Ginko was my favorite. I...  more »
  • You can find many strange plants here! A feeling that you are walking in the forest! This place held pinic or gather family or friends then great.
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