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 Group Amenities
Average Visit/Tour Length3 Hours
Minimum Group Number10
Facility Meeting Space Details
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
Student Group Friendly
Special Interest Tours Offered
Public Space Wi-Fi Available
ATM Machine On-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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