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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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Field Museum of Natural History Admission
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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.
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  • 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 yesterday

We were very surprised walking into this museum, we got there late but what we saw was awesome. The exhibits of the animals are magnificent and the attention to detail is fabulous. we have to go back to this museum to see the rest of...More

Thank Bevareux
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

MAXIMO! Chicago’s new mega dinosaur, must see museum!! Great location in the hearted Chicago and stunning quality in the exhibits.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to spend a full day, watching and understanding there collections. The mummies collection was awesome reading everything we learned a lot, Nice dinosaur collection too.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

You could spend a full day here, open to close, and not get close to seeing everything. The place is massive and there are so many exhibits. All sounded interesting and I'd love to have been able to see them all but we had about...More

Thank Keena A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Put aside several hours to tour the museum. The museum is quite large. There are exhibits that are being refurbished, such as the T Rex exhibit (Sue). I only did the basic ticket but they do have 3 ticket tiers.

Thank Fran S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit and very impressed! Love the mummy exhibit, very interesting and informative. Of course the dinosaur collection was wonderful. So much to see, expansive exhibits, throughly enjoyed our visit!

Thank B172VJtarah
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were only able to spend about 2 hours at the museum, but easily could have spent more. The downstairs Egypt and ancient civilizations exhibit is one of the best I’ve ever seen. The animal/taxidermy exhibits are also quite impressive; along with the indigenous people...More

Thank DailyMenagerie
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to see here! The special Mummy exhibit was interesting, and the Chinese exhibit as well. Check out the bronze busts on the second floor landings. They are exquisite! The jade room is amazing! The Egypt exhibit is tired and in need...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought this place was just what I called a dead animal zoo, but it has a lot more than that to offer. The Egyptian area was pretty cool, discussing life in ancient times, and the mummy area was also cool. The 3D video was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I went here on a Friday. We got there when it opened and left when it closed. We ate there to save time. Good variety of food and prices are not bad. There is a lot to see and read. Guides are...More

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Kathleen M
17 March 2018|
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Response from jen d | Reviewed this property |
Lo, I like the way you think! It quite reasonably could have been called Sioux, but it was named after Sue Hendrickson, the paleontologist who found her.
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schaefercj
10 March 2018|
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Response from Cindy G | Reviewed this property |
I agree, take Uber X for your group. Transit options still have some walking involved and lots of waiting. 45 minutes or more to get to your destination. Uber X 15 or 20 minutes. I rented a bike and rode but for a group that... More
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rbrthcoop
19 February 2018|
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Response from Milena H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a parking lot adjacent to the museum, but I'm not sure if it's free or paid, because I took the metro and then the bus
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