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Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

Children watching a miniature model train wind through magnificent scenery

This exhibit is located indoors at the Visitor Center.

There are five Sensory-Friendly Times for our 2018 Enchanted Railroad exhibit:

Saturday, February 3, 2018  - 7:30 a.m. to  8:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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 35 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.


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


Please be mindful that this event is designed for individuals with disabilities and sensory processing needs; siblings and family members are welcome to attend. If you are interested in learning more or if you'd like to register your family for a Sensory Friendly time 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 in your email to


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