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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.
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • ATM Machine On-site:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends
    • Number of Retail Stores: 1
    • Public Space Wi-Fi Available:
    • Self-Parking Available: On-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 3
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 5.5
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 15
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 3.3
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 16
    Meal(s) Served
    • Breakfast:
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    • Lunch:
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • American Express:
    • Discover:
    • MasterCard:
    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 Hours
    • Group Capacity: 1200
    • Group Policy:
    • Minimum Group Number: 10
    Services Offered
    • Student Tours:
    • Wheelchair Accessible: