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Hours & Pricing

Hours of Operation

Front of Museum Building
Monday through Friday                    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday                      10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is open every day except the first Friday in May, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

The last admission ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m.

Admission Prices

$9 for Adults
$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. For the month of October, Sundays are also suggested dontation days for Illinois residents.

Group visit discounts are available.

Directions to the Nature Museum can be found on the Directions and Maps page.

Museum Events

Many museum events and activities are included with the price of admission. To explore daily events, or register for a special class, program or event, visit the Calendar of Events page.


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