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  • Enchanted Railroad

    Children and adults looking at the model railroad
    Watch an intricate railroad travel through a wonderland at a child-friendly level. January 13 - February 19, 2018
  • Member Appreciation Month

    2 Visitors cross-county skiing
    Members enjoy the following benefits during the month of February. Thank you for your support!
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters

    Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters
    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.
  • Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit

    The Vanishing Acts exhibit with a light dusting of snow.
    Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental

    Two adults cross-country skiing down a small slope
    When there is four inches or more of snow on the ground at The Morton Arboretum, trails are available to cross-country ski or snowshoe. The rental season runs December 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018.
  • Gnome Hunt

    A small gnome hangs from a tree
    Can you find all of the gnomes hiding in The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden? Daily November 2017 through March 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sensory Friendly Times at Enchanted Railroad

    Children watching a miniature model train wind through magnificent scenery
    Since some children may be over-stimulated by all of the sights and sounds of the Enchanted Railroad, we are setting aside special times to accommodate these families this year: February 3, 4, 6, 17 and 18. Times vary.
  • Winter Play

    Child making a snow angel
    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! Daily November 2017 through March 2018, in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting.

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