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Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Arnold Arboretum - Boston, Massachusetts
Arnold Arboretum
125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130Map
+1 617 524 1718
Neighborhood: Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain & Roslindale
Overview

Arnold Arboretum, a botanical garden, located in Jamaica Plain, is the crown jewel in Frederick Law Olmsted's Emerald Necklace, which is the chain of Boston parks that he created. The manicured grounds, under the management of Harvard University, are filled with exotic flora that are tagged with species and genus names for the eager amateur botanist. The annual 'Lilac Sunday' during the second week of May draws thousands of visitors to enjoy the beauty of over 500 lilac bushes.

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Arnold Arboretum General Information
  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Orange Line T to Forest Hills
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