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Children's Garden

Music and art are often inspired by nature; a relationship the Arboretum cherishes and cultivates. Find what inspires you with one of our entertaining events:

  • LEGO® Brick Play

    LEGO® Brick Play
    What will nature inspire you to build? Play and create LEGO® masterpieces in this self-guided hands-on discovery activity. Available daily, May through September, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Family Explorers Backpack

    Family Explorers Backpack
    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden At The Morton Arboretum? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April through October, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Extremely Interesting Reptiles and Amphibians

    Extremely Interesting Reptiles and Amphibians
    Maybe you already know about bullfrogs and box turtles, but did you know that Illinois is home to skinks, soft shell turtles and worm snakes? Daily in June 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Thursday Family Nights

    Thursday Family Nights
    Enjoy live music, games, and crafts after-hours Thursdays, June 13, through August 15, 2019 at The Morton Arboretum Children's Garden. 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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  • Garden Story Time

    Garden Story Time
    Gather in the Children’s Garden for story time and fun. Fridays, April through October, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

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  • Gardens Galore

    Gardens Galore
    Have you ever gardened with rocks or watched a tomato plant grow upside down? Check out all of the different and unique ways that you can plant a garden at home. Available daily in July, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Sensory Friendly Sundays

    Sensory Friendly Sundays
    Experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise, suited to families with sensory needs. First Sunday of the month, May through October, 2019 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.

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  • Lego Extravaganza

    Lego Extravaganza
    Build and create a LEGO® masterpiece with a LEGO® master builder at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14 2019, noon to 3:00 p.m.

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