The Ambler Arboretum is open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. 

There is no charge for admission or parking, (though donations are appreciated) make a donation here) and you must register your vehicle to park using this link


Donations may be made to further the mission of the arboretum. Mail donations to Kathleen Salisbury, Arboretum Director, at 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA, 19002. Checks should be made payable to "Temple University” with "Ambler Arboretum" in the memo line.

Your donation is tax deductible as allowable by law and will be acknowledged by a thank you letter.

Guided Tours

Guided tours may be arranged by contacting Kathleen Salisbury, Arboretum Director at 267-468-8400 or kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu. For a guided tour, there is a suggested minimum donation of $5 per person.

Self-Guided Tours

You are welcome to come any time during the day to take self-guided tours of the Ambler Arboretum. View map and garden descriptions.

Large groups are asked to pre-register by contacting Arboretum Director Kathleen Salisbury at 267-468-8400 or kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu with the number of people, contact information for the group and method of payment.