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
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends
  • Self-Parking Available: On-site
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 Hours
  • Group Capacity: 1200
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  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)
  • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 600
  • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 600
  • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 300
  • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 1200
  • Max Venue Capacity: 1200
  • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Preferred Catering Providers
  • Private Meeting Space Available