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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago, IL 60614


For 160 years, the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has served as an urban gateway to nature and science. Located in the heart of Lincoln Park amidst abundant wildlife and nature, hands-on exhibitions allow visitors of all ages to connect with regional wildlife and public programs that inspire green living and sustainability. Interact with live animals, learn about the ecology of the Chicago region and let your imagination soar in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.

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