Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The last admission ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m.
• $7 for students and seniors (60+)
• $6 for children Ages 3 - 12
• Free for children under 3
Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.
Group visit discounts are available.
Click here to learn about our Fall Frequent Flyers promotion.
Directions to the Nature Museum can be found on the Getting to the Museum page.
The Museum does rent out wheelchairs for no charge. We simply ask that a photo ID be left at the Front Desk upon rental.
Our passenger elevator goes to all levels of the building, including the 3rd floor Bird Walk exhibit.
All restrooms on all levels are accessible.