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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

For 160 years, the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has served as an urban gateway to nature and science. Located in the heart of Lincoln Park amidst abundant wildlife and nature, hands-on exhibitions allow visitors of all ages to connect with regional wildlife and public programs that inspire green living and sustainability. Interact with live animals, learn about the ecology of the Chicago region and let your imagination soar in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.

  • ADA Compliant
  • American Express
  • ATM Machine On-site
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Discover
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends
  • Lunch
  • MasterCard
  • Miles from Downtown: 3.0
  • Miles from McCormick Place: 5.5
  • Miles from Midway Airport: 15.0
  • Miles from Navy Pier: 3.3
  • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 16.0
  • Number of Retail Stores: 1
  • Public Space Wi-Fi Available
  • Self-Parking Available: On-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Visa
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 Hours
  • Group Capacity: 1200
  • Group Policy
  • Minimum Group Number: 10
  • Student Tours
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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6Number of Rooms
  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 600
  • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 600
  • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 250
  • Max Capacity, Classroom Style: 200
  • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 1200
  • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 250
  • Max Venue Capacity: 1200
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 6
  • Off-Site Catering Allowed
  • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Outside Reception Space Available
  • Preferred Catering Providers
  • Private Meeting Space Available