spectacular events are second nature to us! whether you are planning a business meeting, a corporate dinner, or a wedding, your event will be magnificent at the peggy notebaert nature museum. the museum's event spaces are unique and versatile with floor-to-ceiling windows, stunning and lush natural prairies and picture perfect city skyline views. guests are invited to exclusively explore the museum during cocktail hour, including the enchanting Judy Istock Butterfly Haven featuring more than 1,000 beautiful and exotic butterflies. located conveniently just north of downtown chicago, the museum is nestled between lake michigan and the tranquil north pond.