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.

Save $3 off the price of admission by booking online! Chicago residents can save $5 or more on Illinois resident ticket prices with additional discounts offered onsite.

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Ticket Pricing

Early access for Members

Be one of the first back at the Field! Become a member and enjoy exclusive Membership and Donor Appreciation Days, July 17–21. Members also receive free Basic admission, access to special events, discounts, and more all year long.

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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.

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. There are no free admission days for the remainder of 2020.

Special Offers

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

Chicago Residents

Residents who live within Chicago city limits can save $5 or more on the price of their ticket.

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.