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Families

  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

    See trees in a different light at Illumination, our interactive experience filled with dazzling projections, trees that respond to your touch and voice, and vivid, electric colors throughout, November 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental

    When there is four inches or more of snow on the ground at The Morton Arboretum, trails are available to cross-country ski or snowshoe through a winter wonderland. Weekdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and, weekends, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Winter Play

    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! We'll set out activities to complement the day. Available daily in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., November-February, weather permitting
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters

    The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation efforts by scientists at the Arboretum. Tuesdays-Saturdays, during regular library hours.
  • Arbor Reading Adventures

    Register now Arbor Reading Adventures, Wednesdays and Fridays through March, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-February, program times vary.