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Critter Connection

Meet the animals that call the Nature Museum home! Get to know our turtles, snakes, and more through this interactive program. Learn where they live, what they eat, and what […]

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Animal Feeding

What do the Nature Museum animals eat? How do they find food? How does their Museum diet compare to what they would eat in the wild? Join us for this interactive program to learn more and watch our animals eat. This program is free with admission.

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First Flight Butterfly Release

Watch swallowtails, longwings, and more take flight for the very first time! Learn all about their journey to the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven and their amazing life cycle. Then, welcome our newly-emerged butterflies and moths to their new home and watch them fly for the first time. This program is free with admission.

Identify Any Bird Anywhere: Advanced Skills For Beginning Birders

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This innovative presentation will help you learn a unique approach to identifying and connecting with birds. You won’t just hear cool tips about backyard birds, you’ll actually learn HOW TO LEARN about birds. Kristi Dranginis will unveil the seven and a half questions to bird identification that will catapult your bird loving skills and confidence after […]

Free

Turtle Takeover

Celebrate World Turtle Day at the Nature Museum! Get up close and personal with all of our resident turtles as well as several special guest species. Meet reptile experts from the Nature Museum, the Chicago Herpetological Society, and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, and ask them all about our cold-blooded pals. Learn how […]

$10 – $20