Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago

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#13 of 29 in Museums in Chicago
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  • Great museum for kids. We arrived shortly after 2 p.m. and the kids were still fully engaged and had more to see when it closed at 5. The prices ($9 for adults; $6 for kids) are reasonable, compared t...  more »
  • Hands on enjoyment for kids. Lovely to have the butterflies fly around you. The out door space has opportunity to explore or fish. Easy access by bus. Special events are great. Worth a visit for sure....  more »
  • A really great place to spend half a day. The museum is split into indoor and outdoor areas with displays emphasising and explaining the diversity of nature and mans' impact. The butterfly room is ama...  more »
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  • What a delightful little museum. Great exhibits on flooding and locks, and well as frogs and fish. Particularly loved the butterfly conservatory and the interactive exhibit with the snakes and turtles. It's surrounded by beautiful natural scenery.
  • Cute, small-ish conservation and education-focused museum. If you have kids, think about skipping The Field and coming here for the more kid-centric feel and the numerous outdoor spaces (you won't be bored as an adult, don't worry). The indoor Butterfly garden is one of the best I've been to. Also, Herpetological Society comes every month with lizards, snakes and tortoises that you can hold and pet!
  • Just a lovely and well-thought out museum. It's perfect for children, but adults will also find it delightful, entertaining and educational as well. My sister and I bought a city bus tour pass that included the zoo and museum link, and that's how we were able to get to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, as it's a little bit too far to get to on foot. My favorite part of the museum is definitely the indoor butterfly garden. If you're traveling with small children, this is a must!
  • While there are a number of interactive exhibits that need repair, there are nice displays and activities for the young and pensive topics for the grown. The butterfly exhibit really brought happiness to my heart. Must see!
  • Amazing place with a big room with lots and lots of butterflies one could land on you. Though lots of other animals to learn about. Theres a room that's kinda like a basement with bugs that could live in your basement which is kinda gross. Over all its a cool place about nature.

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