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Byron Natural History Museum


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The Byron Natural History Museum shows prairie, woodlands, wetlands, and other interesting exhibits showing life as it existed hundreds of years ago in Northern Illinois. Gift shop at museum.


Admission: Free
Hours: M-Th: 8am-8pm F: 8am-4:30pm S: 9am-4pm Su: 1pm-4pm. Closed major holidays.
Address: 7993 N. River Rd.
Phone: 815-234-8535
Our Email: bfpdeducate@nwci.net
Rt. 72, German Church Rd., River Rd. 4-way stop sign intersection go 1/4 mi. and turn left at Byron Forest Preserve, main entrance to top of hill.

Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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