Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates →

Please click here for the latest information regarding Benedictine University's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Nature Museum News

Upcoming Events and Programs

Spring 2020 Discovery Days

Snakes of DuPage County: A Master Naturalist Presentation
Saturday, February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn more about the secret lives of snakes! Don Arnold, DuPage Master Naturlist will talk about the snakes native to our area. He will also present on the scientific snake surveys being done at the Morton Arboretum, and how and why scientists study snake populations. Museum specimens and a live snake will be on display following the presentation.
Free and open to the public! Please contact the museum at or 630-829-6531 to reserve your seats today! Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is recommended. 


7th Annual Poetry Night at the Museum
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
To enter the Nature Poetry Contest, all submissions must be received by Wednesday, March 25th. Email poetry contest submissions to: All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, April 1st to read their poetry in the museum. Winning poetry will be featured at a special exhibit in the museum through May 9, 2020. 




Upcoming Outreach Events

See listings for upcoming events in our area that museum staff and students will be participating in with science displays and hands-on activities. All events are free to attend.

DuPage Area STEM Expo 2020
@ IIT Rice Campus, Wheaton
Saturday, February 

@ the Glenside Public Library
Saturday, April 4, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm

@ College of DuPage PEC
Saturday, April 25, 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm



Please join our Facebook page for the latest news on events, programs, and outreach!

Upcoming Museum Events

No Events To Display
View Full Calendar
Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum
Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum Facebook Museum Summer Hours
June - July
Tuesday - Thursday   1:00pm - 4:00pm

Or by appointment: (630) 829-6546
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
2nd Floor of Birck Hall