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Membership Levels and Benefits

Open year-round, the Arboretum offers exciting benefits for the whole family, including free admission for children age 15 and under when accompanied by an adult member. Questions? Call the Membership Office at 612-301-1257 or email member@umn.edu

Become A New Member or Renew Your Membership

The MN Landscape Arboretum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to be a growing resource for horticultural information, plant conservation, research and education.  To inspire and delight a growing visitorship with outstanding displays, collections and natural areas. The Gardens are funded through memberships, individual donations, memorial and tribute gifts, grants, corporate support and planned giving. Join in our stewardship by donating today! Tax deductible contributions at any level are sincerely appreciated.


CLICK ON A LEVEL AT RIGHT TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE. 
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A MAILABLE APPLICATION.


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Arboretum
Seasons

Spring
Spring
Summer
Summer
Fall
Fall
Holiday
Holiday
Winter
Winter

FREE ADMISSION TO THE ARBORETUM

  • Solo Membership: free admission for 1 adult
  • Duo Membership: free admission for 2 adults
  • Duo+2 Membership: free admission for 4 adults
  • Friend Membership and above: free admission for 8 adults
  • Children 15 and under are always free

RECIPROCAL GARDENS ADMISSION IN THE U.S.
Access a free directory of participating gardens on the American Horticultural Society's website or Click Here.

SUBSCRIPTION TO ARBORETUM MAGAZINE AND eNEWS
Get the latest news about events, programs and exhibits, plus an at-a-glance calendar with free Arboretum Magazine delivered bi-monthly and eNews delivered bi-weekly.

FREE GARDENING AND PLANT ADVICE
Visit the Yard & Garden Desk in the Oswald Visitor Center for expert advice. The desk is staffed by Arboretum Master Gardeners from noon-4 p.m. every weekend.

DISCOUNTS ON ARBORETUM TRAVEL TOURS
Join Director Emeritus Peter Olin for an Arboretum-sponsored trip to gardens in the U.S. and around the world. View upcoming travel tours.

RETAIL DISCOUNTS

  • 10% discount in the Cafe, Gift & Garden Store and the AppleHouse
  • 20% discount in the Gift & Garden Store during Double Discount Days (starts Friday after Thanksgiving and runs 10 days)
  • Two-for-One coupon for the Trumpet Creeper tram

CLASS DISCOUNTS
Reduced member price for classes PLUS a special $5-off selected class coupon.

MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY
A day of celebrating and pampering especially for the Arb's loyal members. Enjoy free treats, games, live music and prizes, plus an additional member discount in the Gift & Garden Store.

Added Benefits For Donor-Level Memberships
(Friend, Supporting, Sustaining and Associate)

INVITATIONS TO SPECIAL MEMBER EVENTS
Join Arboretum staff for the "by invitation only" Spotlight Series, informal gatherings that provide a behind-the-scenes look at the Arboretum and its programs.

EZ PASS LANE ADMISSION
Get through the gate quickly and easily even on high-traffic days, simply by scanning the bar code on the back of your Donor/Duo+2-Level membership card. .

DOG-ADDED MEMBERSHIP
With required paperwork, Dog-Added Memberships are included for all Donor-Level Members.
Learn more about Dog-Added benefits and download the required paperwork.

LISTING IN THE ANNUAL REPORT
Donor-Level members get an exclusive thank you in the Arboretum's Annual Report.

FREE MARTHA STEWART LIVING OR BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS SUBSCRIPTION


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