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Midwest Museum of Natural History

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Here at the Midwest Museum, we love to spread our knowledge about the wonders of the natural world and the fascinating aspects of animals. While we have many diverse creatures, both displayed and live, and areas that help teach everyone about the greatest parts of the Earth, we would love to have extra support to show that in the best way possible. For those who would love to teach, we have opportunities to help develop lesson plans and programs, lead tours around the museum, or assist whenever there are field trips! If you'd like to stay more behind the scenes, there's always room to research about our catalog of creatures, or to assist in archiving the ancient fossils that we have been graciously given. Lovers of reptiles would be delighted to learn that we house many different species, and could even understand how to take care of them. If you just love animals and would like to give a helping hand, we welcome you with any support and knowledge that you can bring to our special community! All you need is to be friendly and make guests feel comfortable at the museum.

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About Midwest Museum of Natural History


425 W. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178, US

Mission Statement

Encouraging our community's appreciation of natural history using shared experiences through collections, exhibits, and education.


Since opening in 2005, the Midwest Museum of Natural History has welcomed over 122,000 visitors to learn about the natural world through biology, geology, and anthropology. MMNH is a unique museum that features a world-class collection of mounted animals from around the world in its permanent exhibit hall, including one of the few mounted African elephants in the United States.

The Museum also features geology and anthropology exhibits, live animals, temporary exhibits, and a children’s play area. Hands-on interactive programming is the Midwest Museum’s specialty. Each year, MMNH works with 1,500 students on field trips, and over a thousand more in its general programming.


We'll work with your schedule.


425 W. State St.Sycamore, IL 60178




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Around 2-4 hours a week

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