Individual Giving



A Special Thank You from The Field Museum on Vimeo.

We would like to say thank you for your vital support of The Field Museum. With your help, we are exploring and preserving the Earth, its environment, and its people, while making once-in-a-lifetime experiences possible for our visitors! We're not the only ones who'd like to say thank you for your investment in our future - watch this video to see the impact of your gift!

Whatever you love most about The Field Museum—whether it is our beloved 1921 landmark building designed by Daniel Burnham or one of the 25 million objects in our collections, you can support the future of what matters most to you. Take pride in your donation to The Field Museum!

You help make the following possible:

  • Keeping our doors open to over 1 million local, national and international visitors and our website visited by more than 5 million people annually!
  • For no admission fee, over 200,000 school children from our region visit on field trips every year. Chicago students can even see special exhibitions for free!
  • Exciting educational programs are available for everyone from pre-school children through high school and into the adult years.
  • Behind-the-scenes and beyond the walls, our collections, research and conservation work leads to new discoveries about our world and teaches us how to live in better harmony with nature.

Thank you for your important gift, which helps fulfill our mission to explore the Earth and its people.