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Visitor's Center

Arboretum Visitor's Center

Begin your visit at the Arboretum Visitor's Center. Here, staff will orient you to the Arboretum's site, providing maps of the grounds, brochures about what to see along the walks, information about what's in bloom, and the schedule for guided walks. You may also borrow an audio tour here. Display racks feature literature about the Arboretum site and special programming.

For more information about the availability of guided walks, call 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or e-mail

Visitor's Center hours are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon–4 p.m. Sunday.* Click here for directions and information about admission.

*The Visitor's Center is closed Thanksgiving Day and December 24–31 for Winter Break.

Art Gallery/Meeting Room

The Visitor's Center meeting room houses art exhibitions throughout the year and serves as a meeting room for various workshops, seminars, and meetings.

Items for sale in the gift shop

The Arboretum Gift Shop is the perfect place to shop for unique nature-related gifts. Peruse a special collection of gifts, clothing, books, children's items, jewelry, handmade soaps, scarves, pottery, stationery, Arboretum logo items, and birdhouses. Garden statuary, implements, and tools, including Felco pruners, are also available. Arboretum members receive a 10% discount on purchases. Click here to learn more about membership benefits.