Acorn Express Tram Tours

Schedule and Location

Call 630-968-0074 for daily times.

Tours operate as weather permits. 

Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour. This one-hour ride winds you through the Arboretum's woodlands, wetlands, and prairie while listening to a narrated tour.

Call 630-968-0074 for times. Weather permitting.

Notes: Tours can sell out in advance of departure times, especially on weekends. Ticket sales end five minutes prior to tram departure.

Fees and Admission

Tram tickets are available at the Information Desk in the Visitor Center for the day of your visit only. Tickets cannot be purchased over the phone, online, or for another day. Ticket sales end five minutes prior to tram departure.

One-Hour Tram

$5.00 adult member/$7.00 nonmember (age 18 and up)
$4.00 child member/$6.00 nonmember (age 2 - 17)

Troll Tram Rides

Explore Troll Hunt from the comfort of our motorized open-air tram, on select days.

Call 630-968-0074 or visit the Information Desk to ensure a tram is scheduled on the day of your visit. 

During the 1 1/2 hour tour, visitors will see all six trolls and have the opportunity to stop and walk to meet four trolls up close (up to 1/2 mile walk at each troll).

$10.00 adult member/nonmember (age 18 and up)
$8.00 child member/nonmember (age 2 - 17)

Tram passes and coupons are not accepted for Troll Tram rides.

Registration Information

Tram tickets are available at the Information Desk in the Visitor Center for the day of your visit only. Tickets cannot be purchased over the phone, online, or for another day.

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