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The Arboretum is open from 7:00 a.m. to sunset.

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Arboretum Admission

Price Wednesdays
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Members Free Free
Adults
Age 18–64
$16 $11
Seniors
Age 65+
$14 $10
Children
Age 2–17
$11 $8
Infants
Under 2
Free Free

Explore an oasis of magnificent trees and beautiful landscapes.

The Morton Arboretum, a 1,700-acre living museum, champions trees throughout the world through science and conservation, education and outreach, and plant collections. 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.

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.

See the discounts page for limited-time specials and ongoing offers.

Frequently Asked
Questions

Looking for more answers? Visit the FAQ or contact us directly.

  • Yes. Member passes and guest tickets can be reserved for one day per transaction. To book additional dates, please reserve them through individual transactions.

  • Timed-entry pass and ticket holders have a one-hour time window to enter, beginning at the designated entry date and time noted on the pass. Entry will not be available prior to the time on your pass, or beyond one hour after that time.

  • For assistance, please email the ticket line at tickets@mortonarb.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

  • Members of reciprocal gardens are eligible for up to two (2) free general admission tickets each visit. Reciprocal benefits do not extend to special event tickets. Reciprocal program members may receive the benefit offered by the issuing institution by purchasing a timed-entry guest ticket in advance online, then bringing your receipt and membership card or other membership identification to the Visitor Services desk in the Visitor Center between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. for a refund. If you have questions, please email tickets@mortonarb.org or call 630-725-2066 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. You can check to see if your garden membership is part of the program on the American Horticultural Society website.

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