This wooded sanctuary carries a unique history matched with a blossoming future. Accounting for 40 acres just 20 miles south of Wichita, the arboretum was founded by Dr. Walter Bartlett, an area doctor, in 1910. Enjoy a summer concert in the sights of the flora and fauna. Seasonally, Bartlett Arboretum swings open the garden gate welcoming outdoor enthusiasts to be inspired and educated among the historic landscape. Generally open on weekends and by appointment the Tree House Concerts are enjoyed by thousands of music lovers from a wide geographic area. Other festivals, Tulip Time, Art at the Arb, TreeFest and EcoFest bring many visitors to this Sumner County treasure. In addition, groups of all sizes, ages and interests, i.e. Garden Clubs, Church groups, 4-H, Scouts, brides, horticulturists all come here to experience an unlikely masterpiece.