Minnesota Landscape Arboretum3675 Arboretum Dr
Chaska, MN 55318
On State Hwy 5, go 9 mi west of the intersection with I-494.Get Directions
Open year-round, the Arboretum (or "Arb" as many visitors say) ranks as the Top Botanical Garden by USA Today Readers Choice (#1 in 2019 and 2017). Best known for its beautiful display gardens, award-winning tree collections and natural areas, the Arb features miles of trails in all seasons, including paved paths, cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, Three-Mile Drive and Three-Mile Walk. Seasonal guided walking tours, Tram Tours (May-Oct.). Oswald Visitor Center includes casual cafe and outdoor terrace, Gift and Garden Store (and AppleHouse down the road in season), art galleries and Great Hall for many seasonal displays and events. The adjacent Snyder Building includes Andersen Horticultural Library. and a conservatory. Venues and meeting spaces available for gatherings, business meetings and weddings - large and small. Open year-round. Every weekend offers drop-in family-fun activities from 12-4 p.m at the Learning Center.
COVID-19 Update: The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is open in a limited capacity. Find updates and information here.
Hours & DatesGardens/Grounds: Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m, May-Sept Oct.until,7 p.m., Nov-Apr.,until 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. .Visitor Ctr: May-Oct., Mon.-Sat, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, open 10 a.m. Nov.-Apr, close 4:30 p.m. .
Admission $15; ages 16 and over. Free for ages 15 and under; Arboretum members..Group admission for groups of 15 or more, including driver: $12 per person. Free Third Monday admissions, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., until 4:30 p.m. Nov.-Apr.
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Eco-friendly purchasing practices
- Energy efficiency/conservation
- Organic or local food & beverage choices
- Transportation-related policies or programs
- Waste reduction/reuse/recycling
- Water conservation/wastewater management plan
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 300
- Catering available
- Commercial air service nearby
- Exhibit space (sq ft): 3765
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
- Largest meeting room (sq ft): 3765
- Meeting/convention facilities maximum capacity: 375
- Number of meeting rooms: 10
- On-site catering required
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 610 reviews
So disappointing the condition of the arb and the current policy of 4 one way trails. Having 1,100 acres one would think that being broad to spread out people would be better but no in this case...
— 884bradc, June 7, 2020
This glorious landscape arboretum is both a beautiful garden and a U of Mn research facility where plants, trees, and apples are developed. It is huge and wondrous. Art and color scattered...
— Kristin D, February 15, 2020
Drove out here on one of the few sunny days this winter expecting to tour Three-Mile Drive with my elderly (non-walking) family member: they were happy to take our $15 per person, but didn't bother...
— leonard h, February 2, 2020
Unbelievable variety of plants, trees and exhibits. Great Location just west of the Twin Cities. Seasonal displays are also very special.
— Gary G, January 13, 2020
Whether it is to see the spring flowers, the winter light display, or a fall leaves walk this is a good option. I would recommend getting the annual pass to avoid the entry lines. Also plan on an...
— John T, January 10, 2020