Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

Children watching intricate miniature model railroad winding through magnificent scenery at child-friendly heights

Schedule and Location

Tuesday, February 5, 12, 19, 2019-4:30 p.m. to  5:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019-7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Sycamore Room

The Enchanted Railroad at The Morton Arboretum is hosting Sensory Friendly Times, a sensory-friendly hour to view the annual railroad display. Since some children may be over-stimulated by all of the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, we are setting aside special times to accommodate these families.

Registration will be capped at 40 guests so that families can enjoy a crowd-free space. The volume of railroad display noises will be reduced, and sensory tools will be available to help ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Fees and Admission

Admission to The Morton Arboretum and the Enchanted Railroad Sensory Friendly Times is waived with advanced registration.


Registration Information

Please be mindful that this event is designed for individuals with disabilities and sensory processing needs; siblings and family members are welcome to attend. Registration will open on January 5, 2019.

For more information please email or call 630-719-5708.

The Enchanted Railroad is accessible to people who use wheelchair and to guests who need to avoid stairs. If additional accommodations are needed before your visit, please let us know on the registration form.



2019 Sponsor of the Enchanted Railroad, DuPage Medical Group

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