Your support means we can all discover more.

Two adults and two children listen to a staff member, who points to a specimen on display at Members’ Nights. 

Science is all around us

Your contribution at the Discovery Circle level supports the day-to-day operation of the Museum, from ongoing collections care to exhibition development and educational programs.

Join the Discovery Circle

Explore more

Take advantage of your complimentary access to the Museum. Reserve your passes to ticketed exhibitions.

Reserve Tickets

Help sustain our position as one of the leading natural history museum’s in the world—your investment ensures the Museum continues to deliver innovative education initiatives and exhibitions, groundbreaking research, and accessible collections.

Field Encounters

When you join the Discovery Circle, you gain access to our exclusive Field Encounters programs. Select from up to three of these specialized educational tracks based on your giving level.

Learn More About Field Encounters


As a Discovery Circle donor, you’re officially a Field Museum insider.

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