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Field Museum staff member shows a fish specimen to a young boy, while the child's mother takes a picture.

Member Preview Days: Antarctic Dinosaurs

Visit on Wednesday, June 13, and Thursday, June 14, to see Antarctic Dinosaurs before the exhibition opens to the public! The exhibition will be open exclusively for members and donors from 9am–5pm (last entry at 4pm). No reservations required, just show your member sticker at the exhibition entrance.

Member-only Viewing and Presentation: Antarctic Dinosaurs

Join us on Thursday, June 14, 5:30pm–9pm, and be among the first to view this exciting new exhibition!

Enjoy exclusive, after hours access to Antarctic Dinosaurs before it opens to the public, and attend a presentation by Pete Makovicky, PhD, Curator of Dinosaurs.

RSVP today! 


Check-in starts at 5:30 pm at the South and East Entrances. Please have your membership card and photo ID ready to present when you arrive.

  • 5:30pm: The Field Bistro will be open with food and drink available for purchase. Enjoy exclusive, member-only access to Antarctic Dinosaurs, Mummies, and Griffin Halls of Evolving Planet.
  • 6:30–7:30pm: Join us in James Simpson Theatre to attend a presentation by Pete Makovicky, PhD, Curator of Dinosaurs.
  • 8:30pm: Last entry into all exhibitions.
  • 8:45pm: Last call for food and drink purchases in the Field Bistro.


Parking will be available in the North Garage of Soldier Field for $30 and East Lot next to the museum for $35. Due to a concert on Northerly Island, we expect increased traffic on the Museum Campus. Please plan extra when traveling to and from the museum for this event. 

Member Docent Tours

Join our docents to learn more about our temporary exhibitions. All tours will begin at 1pm and last approximately one hour. To provide the best tour experience, space is limited and reservations are required. Registration opens one month prior to each tour. More dates will be added soon.

  • Saturday, June 30: Antarctic Dinosaurs  RSVP Today
  • Saturday, July 7: Mummies RSVP Today 
  • Saturday, July 14: Antarctic Dinosaurs RSVP Today
  • Saturday, August 4: Mummies
  • Saturday, August 11: Antarctic Dinosaurs 
  • Saturday, September 1: Mummies
  • Saturday, September 8: Antarctic Dinosaurs 


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