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.
“Little Trees” is an immersive outdoor nature-based learning experience for children ages 3 to 5 years old at The Morton Arboretum. Join us for our open house on Friday, January 31, 2020, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Join us on the Acorn Express tram for a family friendly tram-ride adventure through the Arboretum! Wednesdays or Fridays, April through October 2020, 11:00 to 11:45 a.m., or Tuesdays, June through October 2020, 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.
Spring is full of nesting, tweeting feathered friends! Discover the world of eggs, baby birds and their parents in this self-guided hands-on discovery activity. Daily in May 2020, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join us for Tails on the Trails on Sunday, May 3, 2020 for a "paw"fect day out with your pup as you meander down The Morton Arboretum's 16 miles of hiking trails. Dogs are only allowed on special days like these!
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. Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20, 2020.
Join us in the Children’s Garden for this interactive gnome-themed story and baking hour. We’ll use forest ingredients to prepare a treat for ourselves and our forest friends at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 1, 2020.
Join us on a family-friendly syrup stroll through the woods to explore the history of maple tapping at The Morton Arboretum. Sample sweets from maple trees, craft a syrup-inspired snow globe next to a toasty fire, and even make your own maple flavored ice cream! Saturday, March 21, or Sunday, March 22, 2020, times vary.