For more than 50 years, we have provided thousands with opportunities to better understand and appreciate the natural world.
Cylburn Arboretum Association
Cylburn Arboretum Association is a membership based organization dedicated to supporting, maintaining and improving the Cylburn Arboretum; its Mission is to protect Cylburn Arboretum as a place of open space, beauty, and learning; and to ensure the preservation, enhancement, and interpretation of the site’s gardens, woodlands, historic buildings and collections as educational, environmental, and recreational assets for the benefit of the City and citizens of Baltimore and surrounding regions.
We offer a wide range of educational programs for all ages, with a special emphasis on providing nature education to city children. Our programming provides a multidimensional environment for the community that encompasses nature, education, the arts, and fitness.
Cylburn's HistoryA comprehensive timeline and historic photos show how Cylburn has evolved the 1860s to today.
Individual and corporate donations are vital to our ability to maintain staff, support programs, and keep the grounds beautiful. In addition, memorial donations may be made to add a bench or tree on the grounds or to honor a connection to Cylburn by continuing our mission through financial support.
Membership in the Cylburn Arboretum Association lets you enjoy special benefits and privileges in addition to supporting our operations. Become a member today and take advantage of everything that Cylburn has to offer!
Volunteers work in our gardens and on our trails, staff programs and special events, and serve as hosts at the Nature Museum. If you love Cylburn, there’s no better way to be a part of what’s happening here!