Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Extended Summer Hours
Thursdays, June 23 to August 25*
We’re taking advantage of the longer days by extending our hours until 8 p.m. every Thursday this summer between June 23 and August 25.
*Exception: we will close at 5pm on July 28The 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.
$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.
Group visit discounts are available.
Directions to the Nature Museum can be found on the Directions and Maps page.