Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago IL 60614

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Come wonder again at the Nature Museum starting July 8!

The Nature Museum will be open to visitors Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 10am-4pm, beginning July 8. We will reopen 7 days a week beginning September 7, 2021.

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is one of Chicago’s most family-friendly science museums for children and adults. Join us for our First Flight Butterfly Release, Critter Connections, and more!

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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Brunch

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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

Family-friendly

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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4.5/5 stars. 190 total yelp reviews.

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