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Families

  • Family Explorers Backpack

    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April-October, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • National Public Gardens Day

    Celebrate National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 8, 2015 at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Wellness Programs

    Get healthy under the trees! Exercise, stretch, relax, and be inspired with yoga for all ages, stroller fitness, and more. Check out upcoming wellness programs at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary.
  • Acorn Express Adventures

    Join us on the Acorn Express for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through the Arboretum! We’ll seek out fun destinations to hike, make a craft, and explore new topics each week.
  • 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.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.