Chicago Botanic Garden

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Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Botanic Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers. The Garden is a peaceful and safe place for the creatures that make it their home.

The Garden offers a full calendar of events that includes:
? Featured ExhibitsWonderland Express, Summer Evenings, Night of 1,000 Jack-o?-Lanterns
? Seasonal Exhibits – tram tours, model railroad garden, butterfly garden
? Exhibitions – fine photography and other artwork
? Flower Shows
? Education Classes – workshops for pure enjoyment, certificate programs and professional development classes

People of all ages, interests, and abilities participate in programs, take classes and stroll the grounds year-round. Within the nine laboratories of the Garden’s Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center, scientists and graduate students conduct a wide array of plant research. The Garden is one of only 17 public gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. Its Lenhardt Library contains 110,000 volumes?including one of the nation’s best collections of rare botanical books.

In 2015, more than one million people visited the 27 gardens and four natural areas, including prairie and woods, uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is easy to find and easy to reach, approximately 20 miles north of Chicago. Admission is free, with a parking fee for non-members.

Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022
847.835.5440
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Chicago Botanic Garden 

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