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Family-Friendly Holiday Fun at Nature Museum

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is one of Chicago’s most family-friendly science museums for children and adults. Every year the Nature Museum plans special programs during the holidays to help inspire kids to enjoy science and nature, including the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven. Complete with serene pools of water, flowers, tropical trees and 1,000 butterflies, it always feels like summer in the Butterfly Haven.

The facility’s featured exhibit, Amazing Pollinators, will close on January 12. Through this immersive exhibit, visitors of all ages discover the roles bees, butterflies and other creatures play in our everyday lives and leave with a new sense of appreciation of them.

Location: 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago. For more information, visit