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VISIT & explore

Calendar of events

Families

  • 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.
  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-May, 2015. Program times vary.
  • 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.
  • Endangered Species Day and Plant Conservation Day

    Celebrate trees, learn about some of the rarest growing on our grounds and discover more about the Arboretum’s conservation efforts and what you can do to help on May 15, 2015 and May 18, 2015. All day.
  • 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.
  • 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.