Midwest Herpetological Symposium is Sept 30th - Oct 2nd.

General Meetings

The regular monthly meetings of the Chicago Herpetological Society take place at Chicago's newest museum -- the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. This beautiful new building is at Fullerton Parkway and Cannon Drive, directly across Fullerton from the Lincoln Park Zoo. Meetings are free and open to the public. [Map]

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Meeting Dates

Meeting dates are the last Wednesday of each month.


Meetings will start promptly at 7:30 P.M. and will last until 9:30 P.M.

Other Things Happening

  1. Our library allows members to borrow from a wide selection of books and magazines on reptiles and amphibians.
  2. A raffle is held of cages, books, posters, T-shirts and other herp-related items (no live animals).


Free parking is available on Cannon Drive and also across Fullerton in the Lincoln Park Zoo lots (these lots may charge during the summer months).

Public Transportation

A plethora of CTA buses stop within easy walking distance. You can obtain train and bus schedules and maps directly from the Chicago Transit Authority web site.