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  • The Champion of Trees

    The Morton Arboretum, a 1,700 acre living museum, champions trees throughout the world through scientific study, conservation and outreach.

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  • A Lasting Tribute

    There’s no greater tribute than the gift of a tree to honor someone special and add to the beauty of The Morton Arboretum.

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  • Witness the Golden Hours

    Golden grasses and bright flowers in the Schulenberg Prairie are just some of the summer delights of The Morton Arboretum.

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  • Nature Is Our Classroom

    The whole family can share a deeper experience of the natural world with knowledge from The Morton Arboretum’s classes and nature walks.

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  • Trees Need Water

    In the heat of summer, give trees a drink. It’s one of the ways you can be a champion of trees like The Morton Arboretum.

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  • A Greener Future

    With scientific research at home and conservation leadership around the world, The Morton Arboretum works for the future of trees.  

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Nature Connects® by Sean Kenney

464,770 LEGO® bricks + 4,170 hours of creativity = 13 larger-than-life displays inspired by nature! A Chicago-area exclusive: July 17 through November 1.

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Join us if you dare

Tickets on sale now for Mystery Dinner, Theatre-Hikes®, Fright in the Forest tram tour/hike, and Family Jack-O’-Lantern Hikes. 

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Host your event in the pavilion

Dressed up or down, the White Pine Pavilion creates a memorable outdoor setting for your wedding or special event.

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Theatre on nature's stage

Experience live action with Theatre-Hikes®. Walk along with actors performing among 1,700 acres of trees. Most weekends, July-October.

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Our classrooms have no walls

Classes for adults and children, in areas ranging from gardening, photography, and  art to bird-watching and conservation training.

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Look who's 10

Look how much we've grown. Celebrate the 10th birthday of the Children's Garden on Sunday, September 13!

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You Can Make a Difference

Trees need help more than ever before. As the champion of trees, The Morton Arboretum requires your support for research, conservation, education, and advocacy.

Your generosity, through membership and other gifts, will help us plant and protect trees. Be a champion in these challenging times.