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MUSEUM OPEN DAILY 9AM–5PM (LAST ADMISSION AT 4PM)

Fuel your passion for discovery with dinosaurs, ancient artifacts, cultural insights, and groundbreaking science.

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Ticket discounts are available for child, student, and senior visitors at checkout (ID required).

Ticketed exhibitions

Each ticket gives you access to all general admission exhibitions, like Inside Ancient Egypt and SUE the T. rex in the Griffin Halls of Evolving Planet. With a Discovery Pass, add one of our ticketed exhibitions or a 3D movie to your day. And, with an All-Access Pass, you can enjoy it all! Ticketed exhibitions include:

  • Wild Color
  • Biomechanics: The Machine Inside
  • Cyrus Tang Hall of China
  • Underground Adventure

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Mask policy

Face masks are required for everyone two years and older, regardless of vaccination status. This is to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. Masks should be worn at all times inside the museum except for when eating and drinking in designated areas. 

Members discover more

A membership is the best way to see everything at the Field all year long. You get free admission to the museum and all ticketed exhibitions. Members also enjoy discounts, exclusive events—online and in-person—and more.

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Two young visitors reach down to touch the foot of Máximo, a cast of the largest dinosaur ever discovered. The foot is raised on a black platform and the two visitors learn forward to touch the front of the foot.

Lucy Hewett

Member Tickets

Reserve your free tickets to the museum by verifying your membership and booking tickets online or at the museum.

Early Access for Members and Donors

Enjoy exclusive member-only hours on Saturday mornings (8–9:30am). Reserve your tickets online or at the museum.

CityPASS

Save 49 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 several Chicago-area attractions, including the Field Museum, with a single ticket.

Chicago CityKey

For the first year you hold a CityKey card, receive one free Basic admission for you and your family members. Please show your CityKey card when purchasing tickets at the museum. You cannot apply complimentary Basic admission to online ticket purchases.

Free Admission Days

On select days throughout the year, Illinois residents can enjoy free Basic admission—plus discounted Discovery and All-Access passes to explore a ticketed exhibition or enjoy a 3D movie. You can only redeem free admission onsite.

Special Offers

Ask about our offers when you arrive at the Field—these discounts are only available in person.

Museums for All

Families with valid EBT (Link) or WIC cards are eligible for $3-per-person Basic admission for up to six people. Please show your valid EBT (Link) or WIC card when you purchase tickets at the museum. Museums for All is made possible by Ford Motor Company.

Active Military Personnel and Illinois Teachers

Basic admission is complimentary for active military personnel and Illinois teachers (pre-K through 12th grade). Please show your employee or military status ID when purchasing tickets at the museum.

ASTC Travel Passport Program

If you’re a member of a science center or museum that participates in the ASTC Travel Passport Program, you can receive free Basic admission. Please show your science center or museum member ID when purchasing tickets at the museum.