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Field Family Nights

About this event series

Explore science after hours with the whole family!

Have you ever wondered what really happens in the museum after dark? Gather your most adventurous friends and family and get ready to find out!  At Field Family Night events,see the museum come to life in  exclusive late-night experiences for all ages. Costumes encouraged!

Event guests will enjoy after-hours access to the museum’s exhibitions (including select ticketed experiences), discover science and history through hands-on activities, engage in storytelling and performances, meet Field Museum scientists, and more!

Spark curiosity, explore new ideas, and make discoveries the whole family can enjoy in these exclusive themed after hours experiences! See ticket options for the Field Museum’s Field Family Nights below.






Tour Ticket*



Family Night Season Ticket**



*Tours are 30-45 minutes and are recommended for guests 6+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. We will offer 2 different tours (assigned) at two different times (assigned).

**Season tickets include admission to all 4 Field Family Night events.

Questions? See our Family Nights Info Packet


  • Field Family Nights 2024 Info Packet

    Prepare for your family night with this guide.