The Field Museum

1400 S. Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 922-9410


The Field Museum was incorporated in the State of Illinois on September 16, 1893 as the Columbian Museum of Chicago with its purpose the "accumulation and dissemination of knowledge, and the preservation and exhibition of objects illustrating art, archaeology, science and history."

Place Information

  • Place Category

    Museums, Arts & Crafts

  • Place Cost Under $20
    Basic Admission: Adult: $15, Child (ages 3-11): $10, Senior (65 years +): $12, Student (w/ valid ID): $12
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Field Museum: From the Parents


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