Gift Membership

Share science with someone special.

Looking for the perfect present for the explorer in your life? Gift memberships to the Field Museum make a wonderful year-round gift option for families and individuals who love to discover the world around them.

Gift memberships can be delivered straight to the recipient or sent to you to present in person. Recipients have four months from date of purchase to activate their gift membership.

Gifts can be purchased on-site at the membership desk, online, or by calling 312.665.7700. 

Gifts for seniors (age 65+) and students (with valid ID) are eligible for $10 off Individual, Family, and Family Plus levels. Receive this discount by purchasing their gift by phone or at the museum during your next visit.

Membership perks

Members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Unlimited Basic admission
  • Free or discounted admission to all ticketed exhibitions for each person covered under the membership
  • Discounted tickets to 3D movies
  • Opportunities to go behind the scenes each year at  Members’ Nights
  • Free reciprocal admission to more than 300 science and technology museums all over the world
  • 10% discount at our stores and restaurants
  • Subscription to member magazine In the Field
  • Exclusive tours and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on educational programs

Choose their membership level

Use the table below to find the perfect membership option, no matter who you’re celebrating.

Type Who's included One year Two years
Family Plus Two adults, children*, and one guest $180 $345
Family Two adults and children* $150 $285
Individual Member and one guest $95 $180
Digital Member (Basic admission only) $75  


*Children living in same member household and grandchildren, 17 and under.

Card holders must be 18 or older. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Redeem Your Gift

Ready to start exploring? Redeem your gift membership by completing this form, calling 312.665.7700, or by presenting your certificate at the membership desk during your first visit. You will receive your membership card in the mail within two weeks of activation. 

Email or call 312.665.7700 with questions about your gift membership.