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Getting to the Museum

School group entering front museum entrance

Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is located just off Fullerton Parkway on Cannon Drive, and is accessible via several public transit routes as well as biking and walking paths. Read on for parking details, transit options, and directions.

Free parking is available on Cannon and Stockton Drive. A flat-rate lot maintained by the Chicago Park District is located at 2431 N. Cannon Drive. To learn more about lot rates, please click here

A limited number of wheelchair accessible parking spots are located near the front entrance on Cannon Drive. If you are driving and would like to drop off a passenger, you may use the bus turnaround near our front entrance.

The Nature Museum is accessible by CTA bus routes #76, #151, and #156.

Divvy Bike Program
Divvy is Chicago's bike sharing system with thousands of bikes and hundreds of stations across the city. Intended to provide Chicagoans and visitors with an additional transportation option for getting around the city. The closest Divvy Bike station is located in front of the Nature Museum on Cannon Drive just north of Fullerton Parkway. For more information and pricing, please visit

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