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Admission and Hours

The Field Museum is open from 9am-5pm every day of the year, except Christmas Day. Last admission is at 4pm daily.  

CityPASS

Save 49% or more on admission to 5 famous Chicago attractions! CityPASS buys you VIP entry to The Field Museum with an All-Access Pass for all permanent and ticketed exhibitions, plus one digital 3D film. You'll also gain entry to Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago, and John Hancock Observatory OR Museum of Science and Industry. A great way to see the best of Chicago! The total value of this package for adults is $174; $156 for children.
Buy CityPASS online.

  • Adult: $94
  • Child (ages 3-11): $79

All-Access Pass

See it all! Our All-Access Pass entitles you entry into special exhibitions, The EY 3D Theater, Underground Adventure, and all of the permanent exhibitions at The Field Museum. (Total value: $52)

  • Adult: $31
  • Child (ages 3-11): $21
  • Senior (65 years +): $25
  • Student (w/ valid ID): $25

Discovery Pass

Explore all of the permanent exhibitions at The Field Museum, plus The EY 3D Theater or special exhibition or Underground Adventure!

  • Adult: $25
  • Child (ages 3-11): $18
  • Senior (65 years +): $20
  • Student (w/ valid ID): $20

Basic Admission

Enjoy exploring all of the permanent exhibitions of the Museum.  This package does not include special exhibitions or The EY 3D Theater or Underground Adventure.

  • Adult: $18
  • Child (ages 3-11): $13
  • Senior (65 years +): $15
  • Student (w/ valid ID): $15

Ordering Advance Tickets

Advance tickets may be purchased online, or in person at The Field Museum before 4 p.m. at the will-call booth.

Illinois teachers (pre-K through 12) and active military personnel receive free Basic Admission which can be applied to any admission package.  Please show proper identification to any Guest Relations Representative to take advantage of this benefit.

Additionally, City of Chicago residents receive discounts (ranging from $2 - $4.50) on all admission packages in recognition of the generous support from the city.  Please show proof of residency to any Guest Relations Representative on site for details and to take advantage of this benefit.

Membership Pricing

As a member you will enjoy unlimited admission to the Museum, including Underground Adventure. Members may also request a limited number of free passes to selected special exhibitions opening throughout the year. There is always something new to see, to do, to learn and to explore at The Field Museum. For unlimited fascination and benefits, join today!

  • Individual: $85 for 1 year, $160 for 2 years (Best Value!)
  • Family Plus: $145 for 1 year, $280 for 2 years (Best Value!)
  • Family: $120 for 1 year, $230 for 2 years (Best Value!)
  • Student and Senior: $70 for 1 year, $130 for 2 years (Best Value!)

Crown Family PlayLab

The Crown Family PlayLab is free with Basic admission and is open Thursdays through Mondays from 10am to 4pm. The last admission for the PlayLab is 3pm.

© The Field Museum, GN91365_35d, Photographer John Weinstein.