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An up-close encounter with the largest, most complete T. rex ever discovered!
Descend into an ancient Egyptian tomb and marvel at the Midwest's largest collections of mummies.
Journey through 4 billion years of life on Earth and into the land of the dinosaurs.
Discover how The Field Museum is leading the way in conservation of our planet and how you can get involved.
The place for your littlest explorers to experience hands-on science!
Explore the expansive Aztec empire and its island capital, Tenochtitlan, alongside 13,000 years of ancient civilizations of the Americas.
Admire the beauty of exquisite rare jewels and gold objects from around the world.
Witness the amazing story behind Africa's notorious man-eating lions of Tsavo.
Explore the amazing world of birds in one of the most outstanding display collections in the world.
Explore the story of jade, learning about an ancient land and its most potent symbol.
Watch as Field Museum scientists prepare ancient specimens for study right before your eyes.
Discover what DNA is, how it works, and what it can tell us about all life on Earth—from real Field Museum scientists.
Our Pawnee Earth Lodge is one of the few full-size replicas in existence—offering an immersive snapshot of a cultural time and place.
Visit Traveling the Pacific to discover how this vessel stays steady on the swells of the Pacific Ocean.
Explore Pacific Spirits to see ceremonial masks and sacred treasures collected a century ago in Melanesia.
Enter a real Maori Meeting House, a sacred place for religious rituals in the New Zealand Maori culture.
Experience scenes from across the African continent, from a holy day in Senegal to camel caravans in Ethiopia.
Take a look at our striped hyenas' new habitat, a diorama crowdfunded by more than 1,500 supporters!
Try hands-on activities, learn about breaking science stories, and examine artifacts and specimens up close at the Grainger Science Hub.