Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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The Chicago Academy of Sciences’ natural history collections include scientific specimens from the 1830s to the present and focus on the animal and plant species native to the Chicagoland region and the Midwest. Specimens and artifacts from the collection are exhibited at the Academy’s museum, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park. During the ArtWalk, visit our collections facility office to learn how these specimens inform biodiversity research, see specimens and artifacts from the collections firsthand, and hear about current projects our amazing Collections staff are conducting!