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  • A Better World

    The Morton Arboretum is a nonprofit outdoor museum working toward a greener, healthier, more beautiful world by planting and protecting trees.

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  • Benefits of Trees

    Embrace all that trees have to offer—from keeping us healthy to providing cleaner air, safer cities, and increased home values to surrounding us in beauty. 

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  • Dig Deeper

    Class registration open NOW! Enjoy classes for all ages and interests with adventures for kids and families, gardening, photography, art or birding. See new listings and register now!

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  • Be a Volunteer

    Join a great group of volunteers at The Morton Arboretum who are dedicated to helping us share our mission to plant and protect trees.

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  • Support Us

    Your support helps The Morton Arboretum continue the research and education that creates a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world now and for future generations.

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Enchanted Railroad

The trains aren't running today due to weather. Plan your future trip to the Enchanted Railroad, our model railway that coasts through a new, four-season display at child-friendly height.

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Celebrate Love

Want to indulge?  Join us at this celebration of the cacao tree, which gives us chocolate, with a chocolate-themed Valentine's dinner, Saturday, February 14.

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CLOSED TODAY, February 1

The Morton Arboretum will be closed after noon today, Sunday, February 1, 2015, due to weather. All couses, activities, and amenities are cancelled.

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Woodland Stewardship Program

Learn how volunteer woodland stewards are restoring 60 acres of the Arboretum's East Woods with the help of REI. 

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Support Us

Donor support keeps The Morton Arboretum growing.

Your generous gift will advance our mission to plant and protect trees—for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.