Carlson Dining Room

Carlson Dining Room

Oswald Visitor Center
Second Floor


  • Enter the Oswald Visitor Center
  • Pass through the Great Hall to the staircase or elevator (elevator located at the far end of the Reedy Gallery)
  • Take the staircase or elevator to the 2nd floor
  • Turn left (east) at the top of the staircase (or turn right as you exit the elevator)
  • Continue past the Arboretum Cafe entrance to the seating area
  • The Carlson Dining Room is located at the far end of the Arboretum Cafe seating area, behind the fireplace


The Carlson Dining Room is located within

3685 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318

A first-stop on your Arboretum itinerary, the Visitor Center contains the Arboretum Information & Membership Desks, the Arboretum Gift & Garden Store, the Arboretum Cafe, and more!


As you enter the Arboretum, tell the gatehouse you are headed to the Visitor Center and they can assist you with additional directions

FREE Parking

After you gain entry past the Arboretum gatehouse, follow the drive to the RIGHT

Turn right at the first stop sign
Park in one of the Visitor's Center Parking Lot bays.