Free Days in 2013 at Field Museum in Chicago

It is time for more Field Museum Free Days!  There are 52 days a year when basic admission is free to Illinois residents – including  Second Mondays. So come on down to the Field Museum at 1400 South Lake Shore Drive – Chicago, IL for free admission (regular price is $15/adults and $10/kids so this is a BIG savings!). (click at bottom for more info)

The Field Museum is open from 9am-5pm every day of the year (including 2013 Thanksgiving), except Christmas Day. Last admission is at 4pm daily. The Field Museum will be open until 6pm on Friday, November 29, 2013 and Saturday, November 30, 2103.

Illinois residents can enjoy complimentary basic admission during The Field Museum Discount Days.  See how we put science into action in Abbott Hall of Conservation Restoring Earth, journey through 4 billion years of life on earth in Evolving Planet, fall in love with ants in The Romance of Ants, see SUE the T. rex, climb down an ancient egyptian tomb in Inside Ancient Egypt, and so much more.
Did you know: The Field Museum is open on Thanksgiving? Learn More HERE


The remaining 2013 Discount Days are posted below:


Upcoming Discount Day

  • December 2
  • December 5
  • December 9
  • December 10
  • December 11 



Discount dates are subject to change.


Please click link at bottom for most current information!

Check out the Evolving Planet or DNA Discovery Center Exhibitions. The Field Museum was originally founded to house the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, which form the core of the Museum’s collections. The Museum’s exhibition, research and education programs are reknown and include a world-class natural history library of more than 250,000 volumes.

The Field Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, click below for more info on…

– Permanent Exhibits (including Africa, Animal Biology, The Ancient Americas, The Hall of Jades, etc.)

– Temporary Exhibits (including The Nature of Diamonds, Sacred Waters, Real Pirates, Vision, etc.)

– Online Exhibits (Ancient Americas, Evolving Planet, etc.)




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