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Membership in The Dawes Arboretum is the best way to keep informed of Arboretum activities and at the same time support our mission of increasing the love and knowledge of trees, history and the natural world. Whether you are looking to receive regular updates on events, show your support for this wonderful community resource, or benefit from discounts on programming—Arboretum membership is for you!

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Daweswood House Museum Tours

Friday through Sunday (12 pm, 2pm) - Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late Beman and Bertie Dawes. See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family. Open weekends now through October.

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Weddings at The Arboretum

Whether you are looking for a garden ceremony site or an indoor reception venue, we have just the place for you! Our meticulously maintained gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your event with accommodations for up to 100 guests.

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A Tradition of Education at The Arboretum

Alexandra Sotkovsky, Marketing Associate Education has always been a focus of the Dawes family. In 1929, our founders Beman and Bertie Dawes enacted the Deed of Trust declaring The Arboretum as a place “…to give pleasure to the public and education to the youth.” The earliest center of education on Arboretum grounds was the Brumback […]

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