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Member Levels

One of the best benefits of becoming a member of The Morton Arboretum, is knowing you are supporting a recognized leader in tree science, conservation and education that is making a difference in local communities and around the world.

The Arboretum features 1,700 acres of natural beauty and more than 4,100 different types of trees and plants from 40 countries. Membership to the Arboretum provides a unique experience and helps support important programs that impact others today and for generations to come.

 

  • Thornhill Society

    (

    $1,500 1 year

    )

    As a Thornhill Society member, you make a difference. Your generosity has impact not only today, but for the life of a tree that spans generations. You may choose to divide your gift into monthly payments.

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 10% discount at the Ginko Restaurant and Cafe
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • Annual Thornhill Circle Recognition Event
    • Concierge services
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE Dog Admission During Dog Admission Days
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Greenmatters newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Invitation to Annual Dinner Party
    • Previews to exhibits and special events
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
    • Recognition on Visitor Center Donor Panel for select levels
    • Thornhill Circle Dinner and Discussion programs
    • Two double-discount days at The Arboretum Store
    • Unlimited FREE Acorn Express tram tour tickets
    • VIP registration for kids' Summer Science Camp
  • Partner

    (

    $500 1 year

    )

    Partner members provide support at a level that helps ensure the continuation of the work and leadership role of The Morton Arboretum in worldwide tree initiatives. Make a significant impact and help advance the Arboretum's global mission. You may choose to divide your gift into monthly payments. Admits 10 - adults or children.

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 10% discount at the Ginko Restaurant and Cafe
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Greenmatters newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Invitation to Annual Dinner Party
    • Previews to exhibits and special events
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
    • Two double-discount days at The Arboretum Store
    • Unlimited FREE Acorn Express tram tour tickets
    • VIP registration for kids' Summer Science Camp
  • Friend

    (

    $300 1 year

    )

    Friend members provide support at a level that helps ensure the continuation of the work and the leadership role of The Morton Arboretum in worldwide tree initiatives. Show your support and gain access to enhanced benefits and privileges. You may choose to divide your gift into monthly payments. Admits 8  - adults or children.

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 10% discount at the Ginko Restaurant and Cafe
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • 8 FREE Acorn Express tram tour tickets
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Greenmatters newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Invitation to Annual Dinner Party
    • Previews to exhibits and special events
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
    • Two double-discount days at The Arboretum Store
    • VIP registration for kids' Summer Science Camp
  • Morton 6

    (

    $180 1 year / $350 2 years

    )

    Bring grandma and grandpa, mom and dad, the kids, and cousins. This highly flexible membership option admits up to 6 people - adults or children. Best value for households of six. Bonus benefit: VIP registration for kids' summer science camps! Best Value: 2-year membership option!

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
    • VIP registration for kids' Summer Science Camp
  • Morton 4

    (

    $145 1 year / $280 2 years

    )

    Make The Morton Arboretum your number one choice for education, exploration, and fun! A smart choice for households of four or any combination of adults and children. Admits 4 individuals. Best value: 2-year membership option.

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
  • Morton 2

    (

    $95 1 year / $180 2 years

    )

    Enjoy the many benefits of membership that make the Arboretum "your place." Ideal for households of two. Each of you can carry your own card! Admits 2 individuals. Best value: 2-year membership option!

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE parking
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America
  • Morton 1

    (

    $60 1 year / $110 2 years

    )

    Experience and enjoy the beauty of The Morton Arboretum on your own with a Morton 1 membership, perfect for seniors, singles, teachers, students, and you. Admits 1 individual. Guests when accompanied by a member are only $5 each. Best value: 2-year membership option!

    • 10% discount at The Arboretum Store
    • 15% discount on education programs
    • FREE general admission 365 days a year
    • FREE admission to the Children's Garden
    • EVERYDAY access for bicycling (your own or discounted bike rental)
    • FREE parking
    • Access for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing (your own or discounted rentals)
    • FREE subscription to ArbConnect e-newsletter
    • FREE subscription to Seasons quarterly publication
    • Guests $5 per person when accompanied by member in same vehicle or two cars, "bumper to bumper"
    • Privileges at Sterling Morton Library
    • Reciprocal privileges at nearly 300 arboreta and gardens across North America