Hours & Admission


Arboretum & Gardens: 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso

April-October: 8am-7pm daily

November-March: 10am-4pm daily

Railway Garden

April-October: 10 am-5 pm daily (trains run weather-dependent)

Administrative Office: 71 N 500 W, Valparaiso

Open Monday-Friday year round, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Office & Classroom entrance – 71 North 500 West, Valparaiso

All times listed on this website are in the Central timezone (CST).


Admission includes parking and access to trails and gardens, including the Railway Garden. Admission fees go to support Taltree’s restoration, conservation and education initiatives. Taltree is a non-profit organization.


Members FREE
Children (age 4 and under)   FREE
Children (ages 5-12) $5
Children (ages 13-17) $10
Adults    $10
Seniors (55+)      $6
College students  $5 (with valid id)
Active Military     $1 (with valid id)


* Daily rates. Special event entry fees may apply.