Field Trip Discounts

If you are an out-of-state educator, visit Group Sales for field trip programs and registration.

2017 Illinois School Group Discounts

  Basic Admission Basic Admission + 1 Ticketed Exhibition Each Additional Ticketed Exhibition or 3D Film
Students from pre-registered organizations in Chicago FREE FREE $7
Illinois students from pre-registered organizations outside of Chicago


$7 $7
Teachers and chaperones necessary to meet the required chaperone ratio FREE FREE FREE
Teachers and chaperones in excess of the required chaperone ratio $13.50 $21.50

Basic Admission plus two or more ticketed exhibitions and 3D Films $26

Ticketed Exhibitions:

Cyrus Tang Hall of China – permanent exhibition

Underground Adventurepermanent exhibition 

Specimens: Unlocking the Secrets of Life - Through January 17, 2018

Jurassic World - May 26, 2017 through January 7, 2018*

*Please note that the special group rate for Jurassic World is $7 per person including chaperones for all school groups. 

3D Movies:

Galapagos 3D – through December 31, 2017

Egypt 3D - through December 31, 2017

Waking the T. rex: The Story of SUE – through December 31, 2017

Chaperone Ratios:

  • Pre-K through 5th grade students must be accompanied by a minimum of 1 adult for every 5 students and a maximum of 1 adult for every 3 students.
  • 6th through 12th grade students must be accompanied by 1 adult for every 10 students.
  • Adults in excess of the ratio, not included in pre-registration, will be subject to full admission costs upon arrival.

Payment is due 14 days prior to your visit, or at the time of registration if your visit is fewer than 14 days away. Send payment to: The Field Museum Attn: Field Trip Reservations Office, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605. The Field Museum is unable to accept POs as a form of payment.