Illinois Field Trip Registration Form

Please complete the following request for Illinois school and community group field trips. Field trips and student programs are only available for groups of 15 or more that register 14 days prior to the visit date. When you are finished, click "submit" to send your request to the Reservations Office. You will receive an immediate email verification of your reservation request.

Once we receive your request, we will verify availability and create a group reservation. We will send confirmation of that group reservation to you via e-mail within two days. If we are unable to accommodate your request, we will contact you via telephone and/or email to discuss alternatives for your group. Please note that pre-registration for field trips is required. Groups that come to the Museum without pre-registration will not be admitted.

If you do not see your field trip confirmation email, please check your spam folder. If you have questions about your reservation request or would like to speak with someone in the Reservations Office, please call (312) 665-7500.

Field Trip Coordinator Information

Please provide your contact information here.

(xxx) xxx-xxxx

Day of Field Trip Contact Information

Please provide the contact information of one adult who will be present on the field trip.

Please provide a cell phone that can be reached during the field tip. (xxx) xxx-xxxx

School/Organization Information

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
(xxx) xxx-xxxx

Group Information

* For Windows: Hold down the control (ctrl) button to select multiple options * For Mac: Hold down the command button to select multiple options
Must meet Required Chaperone Ratio: Students in grades pre-K-5: minimum of 1 adult chaperone for every 5 students, maximum of 1 adult for every 3 students; students in grades 6-12: 1 chaperone for every 10 students. Please note additional special education chaperones in the field below.
Please describe the range of ages of the students in your group. (e.g. 6-8 years old)
Please describe any special accommodations your students may need. (e.g. wheelchair)
Please identify the number of special education chaperones who will accompany your students. (in addition to those listed above)

Day of Visit


Museum Hours are 9am-5pm, contingent upon time of year. Last admission is at 4pm. Please check your school calendar to avoid scheduling visits on holidays or in-service days.

During Your Visit

For descriptions, times, costs, and grade levels please see our Field Trip Programs and Field Trip Policies pages.

Special Exhibitions require timed ticket entries. Pre-registration is required for all special exhibits and space for each entry time is limited.  Special exhibitions listed below are $7 per student for Illinois School Groups. Chicago schools receive free admission to one ticketed exhibition. All other exhibits are free with general admission.

Choose a Special Field Trip Activity

The following tours are available for people with developmental, learning, and intellectual disabilities. To request tours designed for people who are blind or have low vision, please contact docent manager Mary Ann Bloom at (312) 665-7505 or

Lunch Plan (Monday through Friday only)

Space in the Siragusa Center is limited and requests are filled in the order they are received. Lunch reservations are for 30 minutes. Fee-based student classes provide space for lunch in the classroom. Please note bagged lunches are available from Field to Table catering for $8 each. If you choose the Field to Table option below, an order form will be emailed to you.

* A $65 Siragusa staffing fee applies to schools/organizations outside of Chicago. Chicago schools free.

Coat Check (Available Oct-April if you have a Siragusa Reservation)

If you reserve a time to eat in the Siragusa Lunchroom, The Field Museum can collect and hold your students' coats while they explore the Museum. This option is available from Oct. 1 - April 30. If you check coats, plan for extra time to drop off coats when you arrive. Coats must be picked up 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.

Additional Comments and Terms

Incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be returned. Please allow up to two days for your registration form to be processed. Reservations are not accepted less than 14 days prior to visit. To cancel or alter your field trip plan, please e-mail or fax the Museum at (312) 665-7501. Any reductions in your reservation numbers or field trip cancellations need to be made 14 days prior to the scheduled visit in order to receive a refund. Groups who arrive at the museum with fewer people than were paid for at the time of the reservation will not receive a refund. Groups agree to abide by The Field Museum's field trip policies.

Your confirmation kit will be sent via email and will contain verification of the date approved for your field trip and/or student programs. If you do not receive your confirmation kit within one week of submitting your registration form, please e-mail or call us at (312) 665-7500 as soon as possible, M-F 8:30am-4:30pm.