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9 Star Starred
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 North Cannon Drive Chicago, IL 60614
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6 events
4 reviews
15 stars
There is street parking right by the museum that is free, just have to look for a spot!
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4 events
2 reviews
5 stars
The weather was Sunny. I wore Jeans and a t-shirt.
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7 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 31 2012

I truly pleasant evening. Low key but fun and the events hosts are wonderful. Not just for Nature Geeks!

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1 stars
attended Jan 31 2012

Super fun outting on a school night!
Next time I will go early to spend more time in the museum. And beware, the butterfly exhibit closes before the event is over. Don't wait to finish trivia before you visit the butterflies!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 30 2012

This was the perfect relaxing after work thing. It was very low key, and there were 2 giant snakes slithering around. A burmese albino python, and something else with dark spots. They had trainers with them and even the trainers were really...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • Creature Features all summer long! Please arrive by 6:30 to catch the flick.


June 30 at 6:30pm: Creature from the Black Lagoon
Remnants of a mysterious animal have come to light in a remote jungle, and a group of scientists intends to determine if the find is an anomaly or evidence of an undiscovered beast. To accomplish their goal, the scientists (Antonio Moreno, Richard Carlson, Richard Denning, Whit Bissell) must brave the most perilous pieces of land South America has to offer. But the terrain is nothing compared to the danger posed by an otherworldly being that endangers their work and their lives.

July 28, 2015 at 6:30pm: The Birds
Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) meets Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) in a San Francisco pet store and decides to follow him home. She brings with her the gift of two love birds and they strike up a romance. One day birds start attacking children at Mitch’s sisters party. A huge assault starts on the town by attacking birds.

August 25, 2015 at 6:30pm: King Kong
Actress Ann Darrow (Fay Wray) and director Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) travel to the Indian Ocean to do location shoots for Denham’s new jungle picture. Along the way, the actress meets and falls for rugged First Mate John Driscoll (Bruce Cabot). Upon arriving at a mysterious island, Ann is taken hostage by natives who prepare her as a sacrifice to the enormous ape Kong who rules over their jungle. But when Ann is rescued and Kong is captured, the real trouble begins.