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Families

  • Tree House Tales Exhibition

    Enter a tree village that's filled with adventure and imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees' ever-changing tale. Daily, 7:00 a.m.-sunset
  • 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.
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental (Rentals Closed Until Further Notice)

    Rentals are closed until further notice due to lack of snow cover. 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 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Weekends: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Enchanted Railroad

    Watch an intricate railroad travel through four seasons of beauty at a child-friendly level. January 17- February 22, 2015
  • Arbor Reading Adventures

    Register now Arbor Reading Adventures, Wednesdays and Fridays through March, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
  • Family Winter Play Day!

    Witness a professional ice carving then paint, build, and experiment with ice and water, enjoy a guided hike, and play games before warming up by the fire and enjoying s’mores at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.