Explore an oasis of magnificent trees and beautiful landscapes.
Conveniently located approximately 25 miles from Chicago, the Arboretum features an award-winning Children’s Garden, Maze Garden, and 16 miles of hiking trails. Whether you seek a quiet stroll or an active family adventure, the Arboretum offers a variety of exhibitions, activities, events, and classes for all ages to enjoy.
In order to expedite the entry experience, all guests must obtain timed-entry admission online prior to arrival at the Arboretum. Reserving admission takes just a few minutes and can be completed from a smartphone or computer. Members may enter The Morton Arboretum at any time on weekdays (Monday through Friday, with some exceptions) without timed-entry passes by showing their current physical or digital membership card at the gatehouse.
All admission fees include parking. The Arboretum grounds are open 365 days a year. Buildings are open daily, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day; closed at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Please leave dogs and other pets at home, except on specially designated days. Service animals are welcome, including animals-in-training. See the accessibility guide for more information.
Special admission rates are available for groups of eight or more. See the group admission page for important details and instructions.
See the discounts page for limited-time specials and ongoing offers.