The Field Museum takes visitors through 4.6 billion years of natural history inspiring curiosity about life on Earth.
Featuring more than 35 permanent exhibits and SUE, the world’s most complete T. rex, this world-renowned natural history museum is an absolute must-do.
Established in 1893, The Field Museum is one of the world’s most famous museums with 4.6 billion years of natural history under one roof.
Your Field Museum ticket includes admission to all permanent exhibitions, including:
Plus, admission to the following ticketed exhibitions:
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The Museum's regular public hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm every day except Christmas Day. Last admission at 4:00 pm. All times CST.
All hours are subject to change without notice.
CTA Trains: Take the Red, Green or Orange line to Roosevelt, transfer to an eastbound #146 Roosevelt bus which will drop you off acrss the street from the Field Museum.
CTA buses: #146 stops along Michigan Avenue north of the river and on State south of it provide regular daily service directly to a stop across from the Field Museum;
CTA bus #6, the Jeffery Express, also stops on State Street between Wacker and Congress. This bus stops at Roosevelt Road and Columbus Drive. Cross Columbus Drive and walk east through the Museum Campus to reach The Field Museum.
For transit information call (312) 836-7000.
From the city, north of the Field Museum: Take Lake Shore Drive (US-41) south past Grant Park. Continue south until the 18th street exit. Turn left on 18th street and continue as it bends left, becoming Museum Campus Drive. Entrance to the parking garage will be on your left on Museum Campus Drive.
From the city, south of the Field Museum: Take Lake Shore Drive (US-41) north. Continue on Lake Shore Drive until the 18th street exit. Turn right on 18th street and continue as it bends left, becoming Museum Campus Drive. Entrance to the parking garage will be on your left on Museum Campus Drive.
For fastest access to the Museum, enter the Museum at the south entrance and proceed to the will-call desk.
Tip: During Spring Breaks, summers, holidays, and special occasions, the Museum frequently extends or shortens hours. Please check the website or call for details.
With the exception of "Underground Adventure," special exhibits are not included. Additional admission upgrade may be paid at Museum based on availability.
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