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Raising Monarch Butterflies

Trailside Museum building in River Forest

Date & Time:

Sat, Aug 28 • 1 pm


Trailside Museum of Natural History
738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 (view web map)


Come to Trailside to see how we raise Monarch Butterflies from tiny eggs to hungry caterpillars to migrating monarchs. You will also learn why this is important and how you can help butterflies. Family program.

All visitors over 2 years of age must wear a mask indoors at all times. Unvaccinated visitors should also wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing (six feet from other people) is not possible.

Registration Required: Call Trailside at 708-366-6530.


  • 708-366-6530
  • trailside.museum@cookcountyil.gov