Lisle Tourist Attractions
Incorporated in 1852, Lisle is also known as Arboretum Village due to the town's Morton Arboretum.
Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum
The Jurica Nature Museum is located on the second floor of the Michael and Kay Birck Hall of Science at Benedictine University. This natural history museum houses 10,000 specimens and a collection of dioramas featuring birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, insects and plants. The museum is used to enhance life sciences education.One of Illinois' most abundant natural resources, "Coal", is celebrated through exhibits about how and when it was formed, how it is mined, how it is transported and the types of coal. The exhibit features coal specimens and pre-coal fossils collected over the years by the Jurica brothers.
The Morton Arboretum is comprised of 1,700 acres of trees and other plants amid formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and a prairie. The Arboretum features an award-winning Children's Garden, an engaging Maze Garden, and special events such as outdoor theater, concerts, stunning fall and spring colors, winter events, holiday celebrations, and more. Nine miles of paved roads are available for biking, along with 14 miles of hiking trails.
Lisle Depot Museum
Sea Lion Aquatic Park
Sea Lion Aquatic Park is an outdoor water park offering water slides, water play, sand volleyball and picnic areas. There is an interactive area for children under 5 and another area for 12 years and up.
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