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VISIT & explore

Daffodils blooming by the river

Visit The Morton Arboretum to understand the rich diversity of trees in the world and the benefits they bring to people, communities, and the environment. Witness science and conservation in action. Be a champion of trees!

The mission of The Morton Arboretum is to collect and study trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world, to display them across naturally beautiful landscapes for people to study and enjoy, and to learn how to grow them in ways that enhance our environment. Our goal is to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world

Plan a Visit

Nature is always changing, and the Arboretum is open every day. Here, you can experience the ever-changing seasons 365 days a year. LEARN MORE

Can I bring my dog to the Arboretum? Can I fly my drone at the Arboretum? Answers to these questions and more can be found on Visiting Tips.

Latest News

Watch The Morton Arboretum featured videos, get live feeds, see press releases, and more. LEARN MORE

About the Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to the planting and conservation of trees. Its 1,700 acres hold more than 222,000 live plants representing nearly 4,300 species from around the world. LEARN MORE

Plan an Event

Whether you are planning a corporate meeting, social gathering, or gala—the first-class amenities and magnificent views make The Morton Arboretum a natural choice for any event. LEARN MORE

Activities and Exhibits

The Morton Arboretum offers many educational and fun exhibits and activities. learn more

The Arboretum Store

Experience the delights of The Arboretum Store, with nature-inspired books, art, jewelry, and décor, along with items for the avid and novice gardener. LEARN MORE

Sterling Morton Library

The renowned Sterling Morton Library is devoted to the literature and art of botany and horticulture. LEARN MORE