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The Field Museum

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1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2827
+1 312-922-9410
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One of America's premier natural history museums, the Field's "Live over Time" exhibit now houses "Sue," the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2827
South Loop
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We went to see the China exhibit from the Xian clay soldiers and were not disappointed. It was not a large exhibit, but well lit, informative, and we came away more knowledgable about this amazing find.

1  Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Started and named after the Marshall Field family, this has long been one of the major Chicago attractions. From T-Rex Sue to the fascinating multitude of halls on nearly every natural aspect of the world, the Field Museum always amazes. You can easily spend a...More

2  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great Chicago spot. World famous. So much to see and learn. History and the world civilizations are told through exhibits. However, closes at 5pm on weekdays. Get an early start.

Thank Skier134
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Every time I'm in town, I go back to this museum. This museum consistently displays smartly and creatively their topics. Not only do they have abundant items but they also take advantage of modern technologies in order to enhance a viewer's learning experience.

1  Thank Giselle L
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Have been to this museum on several occasions. This visit we were excited to see the Terracotta Warriors exhibit. However, we found it a bit underwhelming. Consisted of two smaller rooms with several statues and wall graphics. All for an extra charge. It was suggested...More

Thank j z
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is continually making improvements to the exhibits. We go a lot and there is something to see and do that's new or renovated quite often. The China exhibit is great. The interactive screens keep the kids interested as they can use the screens...More

Thank nurabbit
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a great museum. I especially liked Sue the T-Rex. They had many great exhibits. It takes a long time to go through.

Thank Michael_Keller
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Field Museum today, specifically to see the Terra Cotta Warriors from China. Wow...what a magnificent display and the 3D film that goes with iron how they were discovered was the cherry on the top!

Thank DALE H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Loved the Ancient China exhibit. Wish we had more time because there is so much to see. Food at the bistro was pretty good too.

Thank Mvess
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The main content is not that different from the British Museum in London which is free...as are a lot of similar museums. They charge you to get in, then charge you for additional exhibitions...then have the cheek to put a donation box asking for further...More

1  Thank MrsBaum
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This downtown neighborhood offers a variety of
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flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and
educational experiences in its planetarium, museum and
aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
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Mandi L
5 September 2017|
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Response from ShellGirl057 | Reviewed this property |
All these answers are very accurate. If you like to thoroughly take in everything, you'd be lucky to get through it in a day. If this is you, pick the areas of highest interest and focus on those. If you like to just spend... More
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Tweex
2 August 2017|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We purchased tickets online also, and had no problems. Simply take your receipts, etc. to enter and check with the desk. Unfortunately, you will still have to wait in line with all others entering. Our advice is to get... More
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Yogi1227
24 July 2017|
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Response from froglag | Reviewed this property |
Because we are not residence of the area it would not have applied so we really did not notice if they did or not. See information below taken off the web site. 2017 Free Admission Days: On Free Admission Days, basic... More
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