Docent-Led Tours

Docent Tour

Add a free docent-led tour to your museum visit and get an in-depth look at some of The Field Museum's world famous exhibitions. Meet your docent tour guide at the Information Booth in Stanley Field Hall.  Tours typically last 45-60 minutes. 

Museum Highlights Tour

11:00am daily

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

SUE Talk

12:00pm daily

Learn about SUE, the largest and most popular T. rex in the world.  Duration 15-20 minutes. 

Pawnee Earth Lodge

Weekdays, Monday - Friday:  10:00 - 12:00pm and 1:00 - 3:00pm.  

Weekends, Saturday and Sunday:  10:00am to 4:30pm. 

Walk into a traditional 1800s home of the Pawnee and learn about Native American life out west on the Great Plains.  This is an open-house format. Please meet us at the Pawnee Earth Lodge during open house hours.

Other Tours

In addition to the daily tours above, a variety of other free docent lead tours are available throughout the day. Here is a calendar with this week's docent tour schedule. Please note that tours are subject to change.  Please go to the information desk in Stanley Field Hall for the most updated daily tour schedule.