Plan Your Visit

Walk through our doors and connect with science and natural history! Let us fuel your passion for discovery with dinosaurs, ancient artifacts, cultural insights, and groundbreaking science. Get the details you need here to make the most of your day of exploration.


The Field Museum is open 9am to 5pm (with last admission at 4pm), Thursday through Monday.

For the safety of our visitors and staff, we're limiting capacity with timed entry. Secure your spot by reserving tickets ahead online.

Two people walk at the base of the north stairs outside the Field Museum.


Ticket Pricing


Save 50 percent or more on premium admission to Chicago’s top 5 attractions—including our All-Access Pass.

Go Chicago Card

Save up to 55 percent on admission to 26 Chicago-area attractions (including the Field Museum) with a single ticket.

Chicago CityKey

Receive free Basic admission for one visit during the first year after getting your CityKey card. Immediate family members visiting with you also receive free Basic admission.

Chicago Residents

Residents who live within Chicago city limits can save $5 or more on the price of admission by booking online or purchasing tickets at the museum.

Free Admission Days

On select days throughout the year, Illinois residents can enjoy free Basic admission—plus discounted passes to explore a ticketed exhibition or enjoy a 3D movie.

Special Offers

When you arrive at the Field, ask about our offers and show a valid ID—these discounts are only available in person.

Museums for All

Families with valid EBT (Link) or WIC cards from any state are eligible for $3-per-person Basic admission for up to six people.

Active Military Personnel

Basic admission is complimentary for active military personnel. 

Illinois Teachers

Teachers from throughout Illinois (pre-K through 12th grade) receive free Basic admission.