Membership Related Questions

Do Members pay for Special Exhibitions?

Members are entitled to a limited amount of free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions. Underground Adventure, Evolving Planet and The Ancient Americas are always free to members. In addition, members have the opportunity to attend free exhibition previews and viewing events throughout the year.

I have Membership, where can I park?

All visitors to the Museum, members and non-members alike, park in the Soldier Field lot and are subject to parking rates established by the management of the Solider Field Garage. Unfortunately, the Museum cannot validate parking for members. Click here for driving directions, and parking information.

How often may I visit as a Member?

Members may visit The Field Museum for an unlimited number of times each year free of general admission fees. We are open every day from 9am to 5pm, except Christmas Day.  Last entry for the day is at 4pm.  Please note, your Membership also entitles you to reciprocal Membership and entry to over 200 National Museums.  Click here for a list or Membership Benefits and discounts.

What are the benefits of Family Membership?

A Family membership provides benefits for free general admission and discounts for two adults and all the children under age 18 who live in your household. If you are a grandparent, the membership covers two adults and all of your grandchildren under age 18. Memberships are annualized from the date you join.

Can I transfer my Membership?

Please note that Field Museum membership may not be transferred or shared. Benefits may only be used by persons indicated in the membership description.