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Note: Go Chicago Card customers receive General Admission ticket plus admission to choice of either Underground Adventure or Cyrus Tang Hall of China special exhibits.

Insider Tip: During spring breaks, summers, holidays, and special occasions, the Museum frequently extends or shortens hours. Please check the website or call for details.

Field Museum tickets

Gate Prices Adult $32.00
Child (3-12) $23.00

Brief description:

See the world’s wonders in one place at The Field Museum. Come face-to-face with SUE, the world’s largest T. rex, descend into an ancient Egyptian tomb, and explore over 10,000 years of Chinese history and culture. With 4.6 billion years in one place, The Field Museum takes you around the world and back in time.

World-renowned for its state-of-the-art exhibits, leading scientific research, and impressive collection of artifacts and specimens big and small, this museum inspires curiosity and tells the story of life on Earth.

It’s the perfect place for adults and kids alike, as it combines story telling with fun and interactive exhibits. Examine DNA in the DNA Discovery Center, partake in DIY projects, and explore the culture and artifacts of civilizations all over the world. The Field Museum is truly a mix of everything and anything you’d want to see – from dinosaur bones to ancient jewelry.

It’s conveniently located on Chicago’s Museum Campus, alongside the Shedd Aquarium and the Adler Planetarium, and is one the top attractions in the city. It’s easy to make a whole day of your trip to the Field Museum.

What your Field Museum ticket includes:

Your Field Museum ticket include access to all permanent exhibits.

Exhibition highlights:

  • Máximo: Meet and experience Máximo the Titanosaur, the largest dinosaur ever discovered.
  • Cyrus Tang Hall of China: Explore a culture of deep tradition and dynamic change and travel across thousands of years of history of one of the world’s most influential civilizations.
  • Underground Adventure: Shrink to the size of a bug and explore the world at one hundred times its normal size.
  • Inside Ancient Egypt: Descend into an ancient Egyptian tomb where 23 Egyptian mummies and 5,000 year old hieroglyphics reside.
  • Evolving Planet: Wander through 4 billion years of life on Earth, walk among dinosaurs, and see fossils being prepped in our scientists’ lab.
  • DNA Discovery Center: Watch actual research in the making as you observe and interact with scientists at work extracting DNA.
  • Grainger Hall of Gems: See exquisite rare jewels and gold objects in one of the largest collections of gems and stones in the world.
The Go Chicago Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Your pass includes Field Museum tickets, plus admission to dozens more top attractions.

Getting In

For fastest access to the Museum, Go Chicago Card Pass holders should enter the Museum at the south entrance and proceed to the will-call ticket desk to skip the line.

Hours

Daily, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Last admission at 4:00 pm.

During spring breaks, summers, holidays, and special occasions, the Museum frequently extends or shortens hours. Please check the website or call for details.

Closings

Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Note

Go Chicago Card customers receive General Admission ticket plus admission to choice of either Underground Adventure or Cyrus Tang Hall of China special exhibits.

Address

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Driving Directions

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.

Public Transportation

CTA Trains: Take the Red, Green or Orange line to Roosevelt, transfer to an eastbound #146 Roosevelt bus which will drop you off across 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.

 

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