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Kids

Events for Today:
  • A German dance trio
    Immerse yourself in the diverse cultures of Europe with visits to our European tree collections, plus culinary delights, authentic musical performances, impressive dancing demonstrations, and much more. September 24-25, 2016, at The Morton Arboretum.
  • The Acorn Express open-air Tram
    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour. April 25, 2016 through November 6, 2016 (except July 22 and 29), weather permitting.
  • Children creatively playing at the Mud Kitchen
    Enjoy creative, unstructured outdoor play at our new Mud Kitchen near Parking Lot 20.
  • Frogtastic Play
    Hop, croak, and splash your way into imaginative play. Daily, April through September, 2016. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Lawn mowing frog sculpture
    Discover 19 displays with 23 larger-than-life copper frog sculptures located along the paths within walking distance of the Visitor Center. Friday, April 8 through Sunday, September 25 at The Morton Arboretum.
  • A visitor learning about endangered tree species by using the interactive panels
    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset