Looking for family-friendly things to do in Chicago?
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is one of Chicago’s most family-friendly science museums for children and adults. Browse our calendar of upcoming events for educational interactive events and programs for families, adults and groups. Click below for more information on hours, pricing, and directions.
Find information on Museum hours, admission pricing, and more.
View our calendar of upcoming special events for families, kids, and all audiences.
Plan ahead! Purchase your Nature Museum tickets in advance to save time at check-in.
Your membership supports Chicago’s oldest museum, including our research and conservation efforts, exhibit development, and our education programs.
The 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.
We believe that nature and science should be available to everyone. We strive to provide an accessible museum experience for all guests.
You can browse your favorite gifts, books, and more in our online store.