The Morton Arboretum

4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 968-0074
Fax (630) 725-2090 | E-mail Us

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The Morton Arboretum is the champion of trees, a living museum and scientific center that is also an engaging 1,700-acre garden that protects trees and other woody plants from around the world. Enjoy the Children's Garden, Maze Garden, 16 miles of hiking trails, nine miles of roads, or a guided tour amid handicapped-accessible facilities.


Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at (630) 968-0074 for exact directions.


Transportation Distances

Miles To Metra Station2
Miles From DuPage Airport16
Miles From Downtown Chicago25
Miles From O'Hare Airport24
Miles From Midway Airport25
Closest Metra LineMetra Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Line

For more information, visit our website or call us at (630) 968-0074

Amenities


General
Wireless Internet Access in Common Area Yes
Family Restrooms Yes
Gift Shop Yes
Wheelchair Rental Yes
Stroller Rental Yes
On-Site Parking Available Yes
Area Parking Available Yes

Discounts
Motorcoach Driver Yes
Other Discount Yes
Group Yes
Military Yes
Senior Yes
Other Discount Description Youth & Scout Group Discounts

Payments
Discover Yes
MasterCard Yes
Visa Yes
Travelers Check Yes
Debit Card Yes
Direct Billing Yes

Accommodations
Has Restaurant Yes
Has Entertainment Yes
Childrens Activities Yes

Attractions
Garden/Nature Park Yes
Historic Yes
Library/University Yes
Theater/Dance/Performing Arts Yes

Museum
Nature Museum Yes

Dining
Breakfast Served Yes
Brunch Served Yes
Lunch Served Yes
Afternoon Tea Yes
Dinner Served Yes
Alcohol Yes
Bar/Lounge Yes
Buffet Yes
Catering Yes
Children's Menu Yes
Late Night Menu Yes
Private Dining Space Yes
Dining Entertainment Yes
Outdoor Dining Yes
Take Out Yes
Live Music Yes
Restaurant Type Other
Food Type American

Motorcoach/Group Tours
Meet and Greet Programs Yes
Welcome Reception Provided Yes
Work with Motorcoach/Group Tours Yes
Minimum # of People for Group Tour 12
Maximum # of People for Group Tour 500

Sports and Recreation
Bicycling Yes
Bird Watching Yes
Dancing Yes
Forest/Nature Preserve Yes
Hiking Yes
Jogging/Running Paths Yes
Skiing Yes
Skiing - Cross Country Yes
Snowshoeing Yes
Team Building Yes
Equipment Rental Yes

Upcoming Events

Dates Event Name & Description
3/1/19 - 4/30/19 Troll Hunt @ The Morton Arboretum
Troll sightings have been reported in the woods of The Morton Arboretum! Six colossal creatures and a hideout have all been spotted, but why have these giant trolls made their home at the Arboretum an...Read on.
4/1/19 - 4/30/19 Trash to Treasure @ The Morton Arboretum
Discover the world of recycling through fun games and make a recycled craft to take home....Read on.
4/5/19 - 4/26/19 Garden Story Time @ The Morton Arboretum
Gather in the Children’s Garden amphitheater for story time and fun....Read on.
4/8/19 - 4/27/19 Forest Therapy Walks (3 hour) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience healing and promote wellness with shinrin-yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at T...Read on.
4/24/19 - 4/24/19 Meditation with Essential Oils @ The Morton Arboretum
Explore meditative and self-nurturing yoga poses with the use of plant- based essential oils to restore and re-balance the mind and body....Read on.
4/26/19 - 4/26/19 Arbor Day Tree Planting and Story Time @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Arbor Day with a visit from Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat at the Arboretum. Enjoy a group reading of Curious George Plants a Tree, and join in to plant a tree in the Children’...Read on.
4/26/19 - 4/28/19 Arbor Weekend Celebration in the Children’s Garden @ The Morton Arboretum
Celebrate Arbor Day in the Children's Garden all weekend long. Plant tree seeds, investigate tree cookies and go on a hunt for five unique trees throughout the garden. These are self-guided hands-on d...Read on.
4/28/19 - 4/28/19 Arbor Day Plant Sale @ The Morton Arboretum
Shop an exciting variety of plants chosen by our experts for success in Chicago-area gardens. The Arbor Day Plant Sale is one of the largest seasonal plant sales in the Chicago region. It offers more ...Read on.
5/1/19 - 5/10/19 Spring Warbler Workshop @ The Morton Arboretum
In this three day workshop, participants will enjoy the spring migration of brightly colored warblers while learning about identification, arrival dates, migration patterns, habitat preferences and da...Read on.
5/2/19 - 5/2/19 Wine Dinner @ The Morton Arboretum
Dine on a delicious five-course meal expertly paired with wines from around the world. Through the works of Dave Phinney with Orin Swift Cellars, their latest focus is on making the best value wines p...Read on.
5/4/19 - 5/4/19 Spring Wildflower Walk @ The Morton Arboretum
Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairies to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dogtooth violet and hear about their folklore....Read on.
5/4/19 - 5/4/19 Tail on Trails @ The Morton Arboretum
During this event for dogs and their owners, visitors can shop from local businesses and organizations in the pet expo, test out the agility course, and take part in guided hikes. Meet dogs available ...Read on.
5/5/19 - 10/27/19 Sensory Friendly Sundays @ The Morton Arboretum
Sensory-Friendly Sundays offer the opportunity for families with children who are 18 months to 10 years old who have sensory needs to experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise. Re...Read on.
5/6/19 - 6/3/19 Arboretum Yoga - Monday Series @ The Morton Arboretum
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. Practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of The Morton Arboretum....Read on.
5/6/19 - 6/29/19 Forest Therapy Walks (3 hour) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience healing and promote wellness with shinrin-yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at T...Read on.
5/7/19 - 5/28/19 Garden Explorers (18–35 months) @ The Morton Arboretum
Each day will include play, hiking, stories and a nature-related craft. Adults will receive tips to continue exploration at home....Read on.
5/9/19 - 5/30/19 Garden Explorers (3–5 years) @ The Morton Arboretum
Each day will include play, hiking, stories and a nature-related craft. Adults will receive tips to continue exploration at home....Read on.
5/9/19 - 6/6/19 Arboretum Yoga - Thursday Series @ The Morton Arboretum
Improve your health and well-being with yoga. Practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of The Morton Arboretum....Read on.
5/10/19 - 6/28/19 Family Twilight Adventures @ The Morton Arboretum
Join us for a fun-filled adventure after hours at the Arboretum to explore the night's theme with a tram ride, activities and a hike. We'll relax and roast marshmallows at the end of the evening. Chil...Read on.
5/18/19 - 6/22/19 Forest Therapy Walks (1 hour 45 min) @ The Morton Arboretum
Experience healing and promote wellness with shinrin-yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at T...Read on.
5/24/19 - 9/15/19 Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® bricks by Sean Kenney @ The Morton Arboretum
Marvel at 15 larger-than-life, nature-themed displays created from nearly half a million LEGO bricks in this award-winning exhibition from New York artist and “professional kid” Sean Kenney. Walk the ...Read on.
8/2/19 - 8/4/19 Destination Asia Festival @ The Morton Arboretum
Explore the diverse cultures of Asia through music, dance, food, and more. Join us for a fun-filled weekend that will transport you across the globe.

Destination Asia Festival is included...Read on.

Facility Information

Number of Rooms15
Banquet Seating275
Largest Room 4,956 sq. ft.
Total Area 12,000 sq. ft.
Ceiling Height 18 Feet
Classroom Capacity120
Theater Capacity150
Wireless Internet Access - Meeting Rooms Yes
Hard Wired Internet Access - Meeting Rooms Yes
Banquet Space Yes
Private Dining Space Available Yes
Exhibit Space Yes
Auditorium Seating Available Yes
Meeting/Banquet/Exhibit Space Available? Yes
Allow Outside Caterers Yes
On-Site AV Yes
On-Site Computers Yes
Available for Private Events Yes
Provide On-Site Catering Yes
Conference Seating Capacity 300
Auditorium Seating Capacity 100
Total Exhibit Space Sq. Ft. 1,800 sq. ft.


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