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Acorn Express tram tours

Experience the beauty of The Morton Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tour aboard the Acorn Express tram ride. This one-hour ride winds you through the Arboretum's woodlands, wetlands, and prairie while listening to a narrated tour.2015 Acorn Express season has ended. Tours will resume in Spring 2016.

Tram tours are a popular way to see the grounds. Tours can sell out in advance of departure times, especially on weekends.


Our tram has a pull-out ramp to accommodate up to two wheelchairs per tour. Please ask a staff member about availability when purchasing your tickets.


2015 Acorn Express season has ended.  Tours will resume in Spring 2016.

Call 630-968-0074 for tour times. 


$5 adult           ($6 nonmember)
$4 child 2 -17 ( $5 nonmember)


IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours

Tram tickets are available at the Visitor Center information desk for the day of your visit only. Tickets cannot be purchased over the phone, online, or for another day.