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Visit and explore

  • Illumination: coming this holiday season

    Join us this holiday season as The Morton Arboretum is transformed into an interactive wonderland of color and light during its first-ever winter lights event, Illumination: See Trees in a Different Light.
  • The Arboretum’s new beekeeper

    Welcome the Arboretum’s newest beekeeper, Greg Fischer.
  • Find "sweet" items this month at The Arboretum Store

    This September, The Arboretum Store is your source for sweet gifts, featuring the area’s best selection of honey- and bee-themed products.
  • Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

    When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.
  • Golden days on the prairie

    Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.
  • Favorite places, special memories

    Where do you go to make memories?