Docent-Led Tours

A male docent gestures towards an Aztec item in the Ancient Americas exhibition.

Join a docent for a tour of The Field Museum, free with Basic admission. Meet your guide at the information desk in Stanley Field Hall for an in-depth look at objects in our collection our world-famous exhibitions. 

Museum Highlights Tour

Learn about the Museum's rich history, world-class collections and exhibitions, and the science and research being conducted behind the scenes.  

  • 11am daily (45-60 minutes) 

SUE Talk

Learn about SUE, the largest and most-popular T. rex in the world.

  • 12pm daily (15-20 minutes)

Pawnee Earth Lodge  

Walk into a traditional 1800s home of the Pawnee and learn about Native American life out west on the Great Plains. Stop by the Pawnee Earth Lodge any time during open-house hours.

  • 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm (Monday-Friday)
  • 10am-4:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Other Tours

In addition to the daily tours above, docents lead a variety of additional free tours throughout the day, typically lasting 45-60 minutes. View a calendar with this week's tour schedule or next week's schedule.

Tours and times are subject to change. Check with staff at the information desk in Stanley Field Hall on the day of your visit for the most up-to-date tour schedule.