Kalberer Emergent Tower

Take your love of nature to new heights.

The Emergent Tower is 120 feet (or approximately 12 stories) tall, which allows for a breathtaking, unrivaled view of the surrounding area.

Guests can see all the way to Lake Erie.

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The Kalberer Emergent Tower and Murch Canopy Walk open for the season in April each year.

From April to October, both structures are open Tuesday through Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with last entry of the day at 4:45 p.m.

During the month of November, the structures are open Saturdays and Sundays only (weather permitting) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with last entry at 3:45 p.m.

Visits to the Kalberer Emergent Tower and Murch Canopy Walk are now included with membership and general admission.

  • On average, it takes about an hour and a half to two hours to enjoy both the Kalberer Emergent Tower and Murch Canopy Walk.
  • Guests may spend up to 30 minutes at this experience, allowing ample time to relax and enjoy the views.
  • The Tower is located about one-half mile from the Corning Visitor Center.

For your safety, the Emergent Tower may need to close during severe weather conditions, including thunderstorms, high winds and snow.

There are a few instances when the structure undergoes routine maintenance and may be closed for certain periods of time. Watch for announcements on our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

Working service animals for the disabled are allowed in the Kalberer Emergent Tower, but other pets are not.

The Holden Arboretum is a living museum, kept beautiful and healthy for research, enjoyment, and learning. We ask all visitors to help the Arboretum in continuing to nurture the exhibits, grounds, trees, and plants in our care. For the health of our visitors, we are a smoke and vapor-free environment.

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