The Cylburn Arboretum should be on everyone's schedule while visiting Baltimore. Containing breathtaking gardens, historical buildings, and hiking trails open year round, the Cylburn Arboretum brings the inimitable beauty of nature to you. The arboretum is a great place to explore for guests of all ages and visitors can also participate in educational programs to learn more.
When you visit the Cylburn Arboretum, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the amazing gardens. You will find themed gardens, memorial gardens, habitat gardens, and traditional gardens, each with beautiful, colorful flowers, shrubs, and trees. There are gardens such as Nathan’s Garden, the Larrabee Garden, the Rain Garden, and the Small City Backyard Gardens among others.
The Cylburn Arboretum also contains the Nature Museum, located the Carriage House, featuring one of the most comprehensive collections of birds that are native to the area. Guests will also see mammals, fossils, and skulls in the collection and travel back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Cylburn Arboretum offers educational programs for visitors of all ages. Classes focus on fascinating topics including gardening, green living, history, and art. You can create photographs, floral designs, holiday decorations, and paintings. The location also offers guided walks around the facility, concerts, exercise classes, and other special events throughout the year. One of the series of concerts is known as Cylburn’s Sounds Jazz Series which takes place during the summer.