Open 9am – 5pm every day except Christmas
Get a peek behind the curtain and learn the inside scoop about the collections in our vaults. Beginning October 2nd, join us every Friday from 10am-2pm!
Educators are invited to the The Field Museum for an exclusive look at Learning Center programs and resources.
Teens facilitate programming in Stanley Field Hall and work with early learners in the Crown Family PlayLab. Applicants must be current high school students at the time of application.
Explore the intersection of science and culture at curioCITY, our special teen-only evening.
Illinois residents can enjoy free Basic admission on select dates!
Youth Council brings youth across Museum programming together to create stronger partnerships between youth and The Field Museum, as well as opportunities for youth voice within the institution.
Visit the Crown Family PlayLab on the third Saturday of the month from 11am-2pm for special events for children ages 2-6.
Teens ages 14-15 will join a video design workshop and produce short films inspired by peregrine falcons and the work of Field Museum staff.
Conduct genetic research alongside Field Museum scientists.
Develop technology skills, explore science and rediscover the Plants of the World Hall through this paid internship collaboration between the Digital Learning Team and the Botany department. Open to participants ages 16-18.
Learn how to use our collections to inspire your students.
Teen Volunteer introduction program for teens going into their freshman year of high school.
Join SUE the T. rex for a sleepover!
Go birding with The Field at locations around Cook County!
Talk with real Field Museum scientists, get a close look at their work, and take a peek at our collection!
Mighty Acorns is an elementary environmental education program that connects students to multiple, meaningful and sustained interactions with their local ecosystems.
These 7th and 8th grade students are involved in their communities as active, engaged citizens working to protect their environment.
Join Digital Community Catalysts to strengthen community, create content, and make a true resource created for teachers, by teachers.
Calumet Is My Back Yard (CIMBY) works with over 700 9th-12th grade youth every year to improve natural sites and to bring science lessons to life.
This weekly series features speakers from around the world presenting on topics related to the museum's research and conservation activities.
Add a free docent guided tour to your museum visit.