The Magic Returns to Tyler

This summer the magic returns to Tyler Arboretum with the opening of the Magical Habitats exhibition. The first exhibition of its kind in the Delaware Valley, Tyler’s 2011 seasonal exhibition will make its debut Memorial Day weekend, opening on Saturday, May 28 and runs through Sunday, October 30. The exhibition is free with admission and is open rain or shine during regular Arboretum hours.

The family-friendly exhibit celebrates the domain of fairies, gnomes and their enchanted friends with 23 unique custom exhibits, displays and structures created by local and regional artisans, woodworkers, sculptors, potters, builders and landscape architects.Spread out over a nearly one-mile route, the journey begins in the Mystical Orientation Station with an interactive introduction to our magical inhabitants.

Then, it’s off to explore the popular Crooked Goblin Shack, legendary Troll Bridge and “What Lies Beneath?”writing project. An unexplained door leads underground…it begs the question, what lies beneath? Answer the question by writing a story or a poem. Send your creation to to be posted on the project website. Kids can create custom homes for a favorite magical friend in the Fairy House Building Area. There you’ll find the Gnome Depot stocked with all types of supplies including sticks, bark, cones, nuts, magnolia

For more information:

: Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Road Media, Pa. 19063

This event is appropriate for: the whole family