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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum


2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago IL 60614

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Spectacular events are second nature to us! Whether you are planning a business meeting, a corporate dinner or a wedding, your event will be magnificent at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Conveniently located in the heart of Lincoln Park, with incomparable views of Chicago’s skyline and North Pond, the Museum is the perfect backdrop for your special event.

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible

Student Tours

Group Policy

Average Visit/Tour Length3 Hours

Group Capacity1200

Minimum Group Number10

Miles from O'Hare Airport16.0

Miles from Midway Airport15.0

Miles from Navy Pier3.3

Miles from McCormick Place5.5

Miles from Downtown3.0




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Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOn-site

Number of Retail Stores

Hours of OperationMonday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends


Preferred Catering Providers

Number of Meeting Rooms6

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)600

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)600

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style250

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)1200

Max Capacity, Classroom Style200

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)250

Max Venue Capacity1200

Private Meeting Space Available


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