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The Morton Arboretum brings nature and people together. Your membership support provides a unique experience and helps fund important programs that impact others today and for generations to come.

Featuring 1,700 acres of ever-changing natural beauty, The Morton Arboretum is a remarkable place to recharge, to connect, to escape, to have fun. It's a place where each day is different, and each season offers a feast for all your senses.

As a recognized leader in tree science, conservation, and education, The Morton Arboretum is making a difference in your local community and across the globe. You can become a part of that effort!

Join Today!  

Memberships are available at a variety of levels, with a one- or two-year option, for every household. Your membership helps support important tree research, education, care and conservation programs. Learn more  

Illumination Discounts (and Year-Round Savings)

Join now for the best price on tickets to Illumination.  Members save $5 on each ticket purchased for Illumination and on other events, activities, kids' camps, and education programs for the whole family, as well as in the Arboretum Store all year 'round!

Renewals Continue Your Support

The Morton Arboretum is open 365 days a year with free admission and free parking for members. Your memberhip makes it possible for you and your family to enjoy a wide variety of seasonal and special events, exhibits, programs, and outdoor activies. Renew today  

Gift Memberships

Share the joys of membership by giving a NEW membership to extended family, friends, or colleagues and save with this once-a-year opportunity! learn more

Membership FAQs 

Learn how to access your membership account online, sign up for monthly giving, how a two-year membership can help you save, or how the Reciprocal Admissions Program can give you access to more than 270 other gardens and arboreta across North America. Learn more