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Exhibitions

Revisit the incredible array of exhibits previously shown at the FIeld Museum. Learn more below.

Feb 25, 2009 to Oct 25, 2009
Temporary Exhibition

Sail with legendary pirate Sam Bellamy and his crew and learn the true story of the Whydah, from her historic transformation from slave ship to pirate ship to her final resting place on the ocean floor.

Jun 17, 2009 to Sep 20, 2009
Temporary Exhibition

Water is essential to life as we know it and as it cycles from the air to the land to the sea and back again, water shapes our planet—and nearly every aspect of our lives

Feb 13, 2009 to Jul 5, 2009
Temporary Exhibition

A rich array of jewelry from the ancient Near East was presented in this exhibition, some objects more than 7,000 years old, illuminating the culture and customs of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Levant, Persia and the Islamic Middle East.

Oct 28, 2008 to Apr 19, 2009
Temporary Exhibition

Explore the grandeur and sophistication of one of history's greatest civilizations—the Aztec Empire—and find out how a community that began in the middle of a lake eventually became the capital of an empire.

Sep 12, 2008 to Jan 4, 2009
Temporary Exhibition

Exhibition featured some of Fuertes' greatest work from the 1926 Field Museum-Chicago Daily News Abyssinian Expedition.

Mar 19, 2008 to Sep 1, 2008
Temporary Exhibition

Discover the legend and the science behind some of the most spectacular creatures ever invented.

Apr 11, 2008 to Jul 27, 2008
Temporary Exhibition

Photographer Terry Evans captures the birds, plants, fish, reptiles, mammals, and insects that comprise The Field Museum’s scientific collections.

Nov 2, 2007 to Jan 27, 2008
Temporary Exhibition

In creating Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, The Field Museum partnered with The Newberry Library, a world-renowned independent research library.

Oct 10, 2007 to Jan 20, 2008
Temporary Exhibition

Discover some of the hidden treasures from the wonderful collections of The Field Museum Library.

Jun 15, 2007 to Jan 1, 2008
Temporary Exhibition

Discover the man and the revolutionary theory that changed the world.

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