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  • ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM DEBUTS THIS WINTER

    This winter, The Morton Arboretum is inviting you to see trees in a different light with the debut of Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. From November 22, 2013 to January 4, 2014, the Arboretum’s celebrated treescape will be transformed into an interactive light experience unlike any seen before in the Chicagoland area.
  • New in the Children’s Garden

    The Children’s Garden is always growing and changing. Come see what’s new!
  • Experience the theater on nature's stage

    Walk along with the action as your favorite literary tales are performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes with Theatre-Hikes®.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM PARTICIPATES IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS

    As part of the annual Blue Star Museum program, The Morton Arboretum is offering free, year-round admission to active-duty service men or women with a valid ID. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel.
  • Best Spring Hikes

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arboretum’s spring landscape with these wonderful walks.
  • NEW, INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF STERLING MORTON LIBRARY

    The Sterling Morton Library is turning 50! To celebrate, the library is launching a new exhibit titled Tales and Treasures, showcasing 50 rare and unique objects from the library’s collections.