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Upcoming Events

 Incredible Bats
 Saturday, October 15th, 10:30 am
 Members: $5, Non-members: Admission + $5
 Meet a live bat, hear echolocation calls, and learn about how to help native  bats survive! This is an event you don't want to miss! Seating is limited and  will fill  fast: call  now to reserve your spot 815-895-9777.

 

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​Cockroach and Millipede Dissection
Thursday, October 20th, 7:00 pm
Members: $10, Non-members: $15
Non-dissector observation fee: $5

Just in time for Halloween!! Join us in our award-winning dissection series!! Get up close with these creepy crawlers in our hands-on dissection! Register by October 5th.

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Museum Overnight!
Friday, November 11th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 am
Members: $38, Non-members: $45

This evening of nighttime exploration, activities and fun will make a night owl out of anyone! Tour the exhibit hall by flashlight and meet the animals that sleep at the Museum every night. The fee includes a pizza dinner and breakfast the next morning. Ages 6-13, children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a sleeping bag, flashlight, pajamas, and toiletries. Register by November 3rd by calling the Museum at 815-895-9777 or through the Park District by clicking here

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 Museum Seasonal Hours
 October - February
 Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 Beginning October 3rd, the Museum will be switching to seasonal hours and be open  Tuesday's through Saturday's from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission will remain the same; $8  for adults 12+, $5 for children 2-11, and $5 for seniors 62+. As always, members are free! To  inquire about a membership, click here!

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