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Getting Here/Parking

Our Location

The Field Museum is located at 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, in the heart of Chicago's Museum Campus.  From Lake Shore Drive, exit at 18th Street.  Follow Museum Campus Drive around Soldier Field.  Signs will indicate available visitor parking lots.

At times, Museum Campus is host to a variety of concerts, sporting events and other entertainment and special events, which can affect traffic and parking.

Parking Hours and Rates

Museum Campus offers several parking options for its visitors.  Designated handicapped parking is available in every lot.

All Museum Campus parking is managed by Standard Parking and owned by the Chicago Park District.  For the most current parking information, please visit Soldier Field Parking. Rates and hours are subject to change without notice.  Rates are typically higher during sporting or other entertainment events.

Soldier Field North Garage

The North Garage is open from 5am to 5pm daily, and is accessible via the main entrance on Museum Campus Drive. Parked cars can always leave after closing hours, but overnight parking is not allowed.

Daily parking rates are $19 for the first 4 hours, or $22 for up to 12 hours. 

East Museum Lot

Located on the east side of The Field Museum, this lot is open from 9am – 3pm daily, and is accessible via the main entrance on Museum Campus Drive. 

Other Parking

Additional lots are located adjacent to the Adler Planetarium, and the Waldron Garage on the south side of Soldier Field.