The Dawes Arboretum will be closed on March 28

The Arboretum will be closed all day on Wednesday, March 28, for staff training. Our grounds will reopen with our regular hours on March 29.

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Pressed Plants: Botanical Art Workshop

Pressed plants make beautiful decorations. Join us on March 16 from 7-9pm to learn how to press plants!

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Interactive Sessions for Preschoolers

Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide with songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and more!

See Available Sessions on our Calendar

Our Late Winter/Early Spring hours are in Effect

Throughout the month of March, our hours are 7am to 6:30pm. The auto-tour will close for entry at 6pm.

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From The Blog...

History Center Preview: Spring 2018

By Leslie Wagner, Historian In 1929 The Dawes Arboretum was established by Beman and Bertie Dawes, propelled by Beman’s determination to inspire others to plant trees. At the time of The Arboretum’s establishment, Ohio was depleted of trees due to a 150-year period of forest removal. Beman, a former industrialist, decided to turn his oil […]

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