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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 yesterday

Plenty to see, we spend there about four hours. Little bit maze like which is why you better add little more time to wander around. Good exhibitions. Not so expensive restaurant and bar.

Thank Taija K
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Reviewed yesterday

No Sue!! I looked forward to showing my son Sue but she is dismantled and won't be up until 2019. We got the Citypass so we were able to see the Mummy exhibit which was cool. The dinosaur exhibit was fun to see. If you...More

Thank Renee L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

"Sue", the famous T-Rex has not left the building, but has been dismantled and will soon be resurrected in a new exhibit opening in March 2019. Once you acclimate to the gigantic dimensions of the Field, you recognize that lots of the exhibits are dated...More

Thank Susanne T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a rainy day in Chicago so we decided to spend time indoors at the Field Museum. It was $24/adult and $7 add-on's for additional exhibits and movies. The museum was pretty cool... it houses the first skeletal human found named Lucy, and the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a rainy Saturday in April the museum area was crowded. We went to the Fields and were pleasantly surprised. A couple hours are not enough. Plan on at least 3 to 4 hours to give you the chance to experience and explore especially if...More

Thank RJames1950
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited the museum with 25 students from our high school. The Mummies exhibit is quite good. There is so much to see, you would need days to fully explore the entire group of exhibits. Several of us tried the Virtual Reality “ride” and it...More

Thank Bill H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are plenty of other very good exhibits including the Egyptian mummies another Natural History exhibits... But it was very disappointing not to see the T-rex skeleton.. The docents are very knowledgeable

Thank LAFFSTOP
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great day at the museum with plenty of exhibits to visit. The 3D show was really impressive and informative. Everyone really welcoming and nice.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Field is housed in a beautiful building and has some amazing displays. We used CityPass, which was a great value as some of the exhibits have additional cost but are included in the Pass. I enjoyed the Egyptian exhibits and my daughter liked the gems...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed the New Mummy exhibit that began on March 16th....also liked the lion exhibit.....highly recommend this museum

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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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