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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

​Available to students

Museum Description

The museum focuses on educating both children and adults about the natural history of the Chicago region.

The museum's exhibits today include displays about the ecological history of the Illinois region, a live butterfly house and a green home demonstration. The butterfly house features more than 200 species of native and exotic butterflies. One of the museum's ongoing scientific efforts is the study, care and breeding of native butterflies for species population support in the Chicago area. The museum also offers more than 100 educational programs in the natural sciences for adults and children.

Upcoming Events:  Wind Birds Over the Windy City: Stories of Shorebird Conservation​​. Abby Sterling will be talking about Shorebird Conservation. It's in partnership with Chicago Ornithological Society and Chicago Audubon Society.

Discount Information

  • Free entry into the museum

Getting the Discount

  • Simply present your valid DePaul ID upon entry.

For group visits or for a special experience with museum staff, and for more information, please contact Zack Ater, Senior Director of Guest Engagement at ​ or 773-755-5121​​​.