Hours

 

Hours

The Arboretum is open 365 days a year!

The grounds open at 7:00 a.m. year-round and close at sunset.

Visitor Center

  • January through February: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • March and April: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May through October: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • November and December: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; closed at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Restrooms in the West Pavilion of the Visitor Center are open daily from 7:00 a.m. to sunset.*
 

Children's Garden

  • Member-only access, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • March through October: Daily, 9:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. on Thursdays)  
  • November through February: Daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Severe weather may close the Children's Garden temporarily.
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; closed at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Maze Garden

Daily, 9:30 a.m. to sunset  

The Arboretum Store

  • January and February: Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • March and April: Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May through October: Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   
  • November and December: Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; closed at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Plant Clinic

  • April through October: Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • November through March: Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • The Plant Clinic is closed Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

Ginkgo Restaurant

  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Daily
  • 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays for breakfast
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Ginkgo Café

  • November through February: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • March and April: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • May through October: Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day; closed at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Sterling Morton Library

  • Tuesday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.

Thornhill Education Center

Education Registration office (630-719-2468)

  • Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Founder's Room

(Located at Thornhill Education Center)

  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Intermittently closed for rental events)