There are two restaurants at the Museum: the Field Bistro on the Main Level and the Explorer Cafe on the Ground Level. There is also a picnic area on the Ground Level, the Siragusa Center, which is available for school and other groups to bring brown bag lunches as long as space is reserved in advance (M-F). Food and drink are not permitted outside of these dining areas.


Accessible restrooms are located on every floor. There is a family-friendly restroom on the Ground Level near the Siragusa Center. An all-gender, single-stall restroom is located near the Explorer Cafe, also on the Ground Level.


The free network “FieldMuseumWiFi” is available for guests to use during their visit. Signal strength may vary in different areas of the Museum. Share your visit with us on social media @FieldMuseum using #FieldMuseum.

Coat Check

The Coat Check is located in Stanley Field Hall near the Museum’s South Entrance and is open seasonally. Coats, bags, and strollers may be checked for $3 per item. The following items cannot be checked: food, weapons, or valuables such as jewelry and electronics. The Field Museum is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or unclaimed items.


Wheelchairs are available for visitors to borrow at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. They are located at the East Entrance on the Ground Level and at the Coat Check.


The Museum strives to provide all visitors with equal access to facilities, programs, and activities. Learn more about accessibility at the Museum.


Strollers are available to rent for $3 (or $5 for double strollers) on a first-come, first-served basis. Stroller rental is located seasonally at the Coat Check or at any point of entry when the Coat Check is closed. Visitors may also bring their own strollers.

Strollers are allowed everywhere in the Museum except for ticketed special exhibitions, where stroller parking is available near the entrance to the exhibition. Stroller parking is also provided outside of the 3D Theaters.

Nursing Room

Mothers are welcome to nurse wherever they are comfortable within the building. A private nursing room is also available on the Ground Level inside the women's restroom, located behind the Siragusa Center.

First Aid

A first aid room is located on the Ground Level, west of the Siragusa Center. Visitors can also request this room for private use. Please contact us in advance of your visit about the availability of this space at or (312) 665-7695. In the case of an emergency or urgent need, please alert Field Museum staff.

Lost and Found

For lost personal items such as clothing or toys, please inquire at the Coat Check in Stanley Field Hall, or contact (312) 665-6549 or Items will be held for 30 days before being donated. For lost valuables, including wallets, phones, and jewelry, please contact a protection services officer at any Museum entrance.

Inquiries about items lost during special events at the Museum should be directed to the event manager.


There is an ATM located just inside the South Entrance of the Museum, to the left as you enter the building.

Contact Us

To inquire about the availability of an amenity that is not described above, please contact