The Field Museum Of Chicago: Natural History and Science Exhibits
From the exploration of ancient cultures to the world's largest Titanosaur, embark on a remarkable journey over 4 billion years of life on Earth at the Field Museum Chicago. Learn about everything from science and history to archeology and space. Discover thrilling collections, innovative exhibits, and hands-on educational programs for both children and adults. With over 20 million artifacts on display, come nose-to-nose with Sue, the T-Rex, see inside mummies from Egypt and Peru, and explore Underground Adventure, Evolving Planet, and Restoring the Earth. Located in Chicago's Museum Campus, the Field Museum offers plenty of attractions for all ages including an expansive library, two restaurants, and a museum shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs.
Children (ages 3-11)
Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm
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Are Tours Offered? Is Photography Allowed? Where Do I Park?
Docent-led tours are available daily. The free tour includes highlights of the most famous and unique exhibits plus a tour of the Pawnee Earth Lodge. Photography is allowed in most areas with a hand-held camera, tripod or phone camera unless it says otherwise. Commercial photos can only be taken with prior written permission. Visitors may park at surrounding garages including Soldier Field North Garage, East Museum Lot and additional lots around Museum Campus.
How Do I Get Tickets? Are Backpacks Allowed? Do You Have Dining?
Tickets for regular admission and special exhibitions can be purchased in advance online or at the museum. Backpacks and other personal items must be stored at the convenient coat check area for $3 per item. There are two restaurants within the Field Museum and a seasonal outdoor grill. The Explorer Cafe on ground level offers a family-friendly menu in a casual setting, while the Field Bistro offers a diverse menu of locally sourced foods including burgers, salads, and homemade soups. Guests may also bring their own food into the museum to dine in the designated picnic areas.