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 tram tour. Discover special art exhibitions such as Troll Hunt by Thomas Dambo and Nature Connects: Art with LEGO bricks by Sean Kenney, and experience annual events including the Destination Asia Festival, Craft Beer Festival, Fall Color Festival, and Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. 

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


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

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

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

Has Restaurant Yes
Has Entertainment Yes
Childrens Activities Yes

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

Nature Museum Yes

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
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.
6/21/19 - 10/30/19 Acorn Express Adventures @ The Morton Arboretum
Acorn Express Adventures!
Hop on the Acorn Express for a family-friendly tram ride adventure through the Arboretum. We’ll make a craft, seek out fun destinations to hike, and explore new topics e...Read on.
7/1/19 - 12/31/19 Troll Hunt @ The Morton Arboretum
There have been reports of troll sightings 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 Arbo...Read on.
9/20/19 - 9/22/19 Annual Bulb Sale @ The Morton Arboretum
Annual Bulb Sale - (while supplies last)!

Shop dozens of varieties of Dutch bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, iris, alliums, crocus and fritillaria. Also, find a great selection of pre-mixed...Read on.
9/21/19 - 9/21/19 Bird Walks @ The Morton Arboretum
Bird Walks
This walk, held entirely outdoors, is led by an expert guide, who will help you locate and identify species spotted in the woods, fields and edges of the Arboretum. See how things chan...Read on.
9/21/19 - 9/22/19 Passport Europe Festival @ The Morton Arboretum
Passport Europe Festival. Treat your senses to live music ranging from Spanish flamenco to Polish polkas and Italian jazz.

Marvel at dances from Ireland, Germany, and Greece. Try your han...Read on.
9/26/19 - 9/26/19 Summer Literary Series: Talking Trees with Author Richard Powers @ The Morton Arboretum
Summer Literary Series: Talking Trees with Author Richard Powers.

Join Richard Powers, critically acclaimed author of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, The Overstory, for a compelling ta...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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