Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Road , Glencoe, IL 60022

Phone: 847.835.5440 | Fax: 847.835.0832

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The Chicago Botanic Garden is open, and has recently expanded their offerings for visitors. For the safety of all, preregistration is required for all visitors and a face covering is required when within 6 feet of people outside your own party, including on congested pathways, whenever indoors, and when talking with Garden staff.
Summer exhibitions that recently reopened include Butterflies & Blooms and the Model Railroad Garden. Additionally, Grand Tram Tours are now available. A face covering is required in Butterflies & Blooms, the Model Railroad Garden, and on Grand Tram Tours.

With its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country's most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research. The 385-acre Garden features 27 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. Climb up a waterfall garden, chug over to the Model Railroad Garden and enjoy exciting events with outdoor dining. Other special events are offered throughout the year. State-of-the-art meeting rooms accommodating 4 to 400, 225-seat auditorium, on-site catering, outdoor garden spaces for evening events and the newest feature, the Regenstein Learning Campus.




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Grand Tram at Chicago Botanic Garden
06/01/20 - 10/25/20
This 2.3-mile narrated tour takes visitor past McDonald Woods, Elizabeth Hu...

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*Sold Out - Night of 1,000 Jack-o'-Lanterns at Chicago Botanic Gardens
10/14/20 - 10/25/20
More than 1,000 hand-carved, real pumpkins—some as large as 150 pound...

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Lightscape at Chicago Botanic Garden
11/13/20 - 01/03/21
Lightscape, the holiday event that sold out in its debut season, returns to...

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