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Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is located in Stamford, CT. The Arboretum is a living museum adorned with majestic trees, charming gardens, wildlife, walking trails, natural habitats and landscapes. They serve as a recreational and educational resource for visitors. The Arboretum hosts a wide range of innovative classes, certificate programs in Master Gardening and Arboriculture, gardening symposiums, summer concerts, garden tours and its highly acclaimed summer nature camp and STEAM-based children's school-day and after-school programs.

Plan Your Visit

The Bartlett Arboretum is an enchanting environment for people of all ages to explore, enjoy, and learn about the habitats of the natural world. Learn More

Events & Concerts

From classical and rock concerts to tours and family events, we always have something planned to connect you to nature and our community.  See the Schedule

Children's Camps & Classes

Enjoy open-ended nature exploration and Next Generation Science Standards’ aligned activities that build children’s skills and knowledge. Summer Camp Registration is OPEN! Learn More

Master Gardener Program

The Bartlett Arboretum is the southern Fairfield County home of the University of Connecticut's Extension Master Gardener Program. Learn More

Open hours: 
Sunday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Monday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Academic, Science, Arts: Performance, Arts: Visual, Hiking, Yoga, Nature/Outdoors