Join us for a DINO-MITE June!

Summer of Dinos is off to a roaring start! Visit this month for Fossil Friday, a dinosaur parade, and so much more Mesozoic fun!

We also have planned a special Father’s Day birding and craft event, as well as a chance to wander through the Morris at a before-hours solstice walk. Read on to learn more, and check out our Events Calendar.

Note: We will be closing at 4 pm (last entry 3 pm) on Friday, June 7 for our annual gala, Moonlight & Roses.

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Fossil Friday

Friday, June 7 • 11 am

Fossils are how we learn about dinosaurs and plants. Join us to make your very own dinosaur fossil. Meet at the Paleontologist’s Cottage. Free with general admission.

Bloomin’ Bubbles

Tuesdays through August 27 • 11 am

Join us every Tuesday for Bloomin’ Bubbles, when we transform the Whimsical Woods into a magical bubble party! Meet in the Whimsical Woods. Free with general admission.

Dinosaur Parade

Saturday, June 15 • 11 am

Dress up as your favorite dinosaur and come along on a parade with us! There will be musical games, a runway to see everyone’s costumes, and snacks! Meet at the Welcome Center. Free with general admission.

Father’s Day Family Birding Fun

Sunday, June 16 • 10:30 am

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Morris with a birding walk together followed by painting bird houses for Dad! Meet at the Welcome Center. Free with general admission.


Wednesday, June 19 • 10:30 am

This month we’ll be reading Dino Feathers by Dennis Nolan. Meet in the Outdoor Classroom. Free with general admission.

Sunrise Solstice Stroll

Thursday, June 20 • 5:30 am

Members: $5 • Non-members: $10

Join us to welcome the sun on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Wander the grounds and experience the Morris like never before: as the sun rises. Meet at the Welcome Center. Registration required.

Take a Tour

Free with general admission. Meet at the Welcome Center.

Plants in the Age of Dinosaurs Tour

Saturday, June 8 • 11 am

Join an experienced Garden Educator on this exciting new tour to explore living examples of trees and plants that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Meet at the Welcome Center.

Garden Highlights

Weekends: 1 pm

Weekdays: 10:30 am

Our knowledgeable guides will design a tour around the interests of the attendees. Meet at the Welcome Center.

For Members

Registration is required and timed tickets are limited.

Member Exhibition Night

Thursday, June 27 • 6:30 – 8:30 pm

In celebration of our joint exhibitions, Plants in the Age of Dinosaurs and Garden Railway: Dinos!, we are pleased to invite you to our annual Member Exhibition Night! Travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era during members-only evening admission hours and experience exclusive pop-up dino programming! Weckerly’s Ice Cream will be on-site with sweet treats.

Premier Level Members enjoy exclusive ticketed entry beginning at 5:30 pm and will receive two free Weckerly’s Ice Cream vouchers per member household at check-in.

Not a Member? Join online or by calling the Membership office at 215-247-5777 ext. 205.


Your Support Can Help Unlock

a $40,000 Challenge Grant!

Here’s how it works: If 350 people purchase or renew their membership OR make an annual gift of any size before June 30, 2024, the Morris will receive a $40,000 challenge grant! These funds will help to support our efforts across the Morris.

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