The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is an oasis of nature in the heart of Chicago. As the urban gateway to nature and science, we connect our guests to nature and inspire students throughout the city.
We rely heavily on the generous support of our members, guests, foundations, and corporations. Read on to learn how you can support us at a variety of levels.
Make a Donation
When you contribute to the Museum, you are supporting an award-winning education department that reaches more than 70,000 school children each year, dynamic exhibitions that inspire, entertain and stimulate curiosity, ground-breaking conservation work that gives rare butterflies new life and endangered Blanding’s turtles a better chance at survival, the Chicago Academy of Sciences Collection that is the definitive record of our region’s natural history, compelling citizen science projects that are among the nation’s best, and so much more!
Make an Amazon Smile Purchase
You can also support the Nature Museum with your Amazon purchases. Simply click the button below to visit our Amazon Smile page, and make your purchase. When you do your shopping at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Bookmark the link and support us every time you shop.