Field Museum

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Home to Sue, the world's largest, most famous T. rex, plus more than 35 world-renowned exhibitions, the Field Museum is Chicago's Natural History Museum sure to entertain whatever your encyclopedic tastes may be.  Be prepared to "shrink" to explore a subterranean world, and meet a man-eating lion.  Discover where 23 Egyptian mummies and 5,000-year-old hieroglyphics reside.

Located on Chicago's Museum Campus, The Field Museum has dining facilities and an unbeatable view of Lake Michigan and Chicago's downtown skyline.

Hours: Daily, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed: Christmas Day. All holidays are subject to change without notice.

Take CTA: From the Orange, Red, or Green lines, exit the trains at the Roosevelt stop take CTA bus #12 Roosevelt Road, which drops off directly across the street from the Museum. Or take a free Trolley from downtown.

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  • Field Museum
  • 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
  • Chicago, IL 60601
  • 312-922-9410
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