Private Tram Tours
Private group tour options are available to groups that already have a contract for a facility rental, wedding ceremony, or photo permit at The Morton Arboretum. See Rent our Facilities for more rental information or contact 630-725-2190.
$275 for 1 hour*
Narration is included on this tour or you may choose to play your own music CD. The entire tram is reserved for your group for up to one hour. Tour our beautiful grounds or shuttle your group to or from the East and West sides or other locations on the Arboretum grounds. The tram seats 48 people.
*Additional time can be prearranged at $125 per half hour.
Wedding Photo Tram Tour
$275 for 1 hour*
This tour is the "icing on the wedding cake." Make your day even more special with a ride on The Acorn Express open air tram! Narration is included on this tour or you may choose to play your own music CD. The fee includes a one-hour time slot to use the tram, and one scenic photo stop of your choice. The tram seats 48 people.
*An additional photo stop and time can be prearranged at $125 per half hour.
Terms and Conditions
Group reservations and dates will be confirmed only after the Arboretum receives a $100 deposit. Your deposit is payable by cash, check, or credit card and Payable to: The Morton Arboretum. Deposits are refundable up to 14 days prior to your visit.
Your balance is due in full, no later than the date of your tour.
Tour starting and ending times will be determined, in advance, according to your contract. Contracted tour length can not be guaranteed for late arrivals, and will only be extended based on driver availability.
Dress for the weather! Tram rides will take place during light to moderate rainfall. Tours cancelled by The Morton Arboretum due to severe weather may be rescheduled based on availability. Deposits will not be refunded due to weather conditions.