Event Series Free Resident Day at the Field Museum

Free Resident Day at the Field Museum

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

"Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity for Illinois residents to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these days to check out special ticketed exhibitions or a 3D movie with a discounted Discovery or All-Access Pass. Tickets for Free Days are only available to Illinois...

Free

PlayLab Playdate: Juneteenth Storytime

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

For this week's PlayLab PlayDate, families with 2-6-year-olds are invited to a free, drop-in storytime session celebrating Juneteenth. Throughout this interactive read-aloud, a guest reader from the museum will share more about the significance of Juneteenth while reading a storybook highlighting the history behind this important holiday. PlayLab PlayDates are free to museum guests, don’t...

Free

Meet a Scientist Cicada Series: Elizabeth Postema

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Get the buzz on the broods this summer with our Meet a Scientist Cicada series! This May and June, Illinois will experience a rare, double-emergence of cicada broods XIX and XIII - a phenomenon that occurs once every 221 years. In honor of these little critters, we are hosting a series of cicada-centric events to...

Included in admission

Meet a Scientist: Rob Wunder of the Missouri Mycological Society

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Come join Rob Wunder, Vice President, Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Mycological Society, as we discuss the many joys associated with mushroom forays and discovery. Dive deeper into how we can all appreciate mushroom form and function, life cycles, and how fungi serve as keystone organisms within ecosystems. Explore the many ways people interact with, forage,...

Included in admission

PlayLab Playdate: Cicadas Take Flight Storytime & Craft

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

This week, the Crown Family PlayLab will be hosting a PlayLab PlayDate featuring cicadas! Families with 2-6-year-olds are invited to this free, drop-in storytime and craft session exploring the cicada emergence taking place this spring and summer. Designed for children between two and six years old, the Crown Family PlayLab is an interactive, hands-on space that makes learning an...

Free

Meet a Scientist Cicada Series: Bruno de Medeiros

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Get the buzz on the broods this summer with our Meet a Scientist Cicada series! This May and June, Illinois will experience a rare, double-emergence of cicada broods XIX and XIII - a phenomenon that occurs once every 221 years. In honor of these little critters, we are hosting a series of cicada-centric events to...

Included in admission

Field Family Night: Mightiest Heroes

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

"Calling all caped crusaders! Assemble at the Field Museum for a heroic evening of saving the world. Put on your best superhero gear and work together to thwart a mysterious supervillain’s nefarious plan before the end of the night. Learn about wildlife conservation and how you can become a friendly neighborhood hero. Plus, get to...

$27 – $100

Meet a Scientist: Abbott Laboratories’ Women in STEM

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Abbott Laboratories' Women in STEM scientists visit the Grainger Science Hub to discuss glucose levels in our food, and how we measure the blood glucose levels in our bodies. Abbott's Women in STEM scientists will also share their educational and career journeys with those aspiring to study or work in the sciences. Scientists, researchers, and collections managers...

Included in admission

PlayLab PlayDate: Rock Pet Storytime & Painting

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

For this week's PlayLab PlayDate, families with 2-6-year-olds are invited to a free, drop-in storytime session having fun with one of the museum's four core sciences: geology. Hang out in the PlayLab for this interactive read-aloud and rock pet painting craft.

Free

Field Family Night: Field Games

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

"Score your tickets for a night at the Field Museum! At this after hours event, star players and benchwarmers alike will gear up to compete with the best animal athletes and try their hand at games throughout history. Our all-star team of scientists will take the field - Stanley Field Hall, that is - to...

$27 – $100

PlayLab PlayDate: Beach Party Storytime & Sand Craft

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

For this week's PlayLab PlayDate, families with 2-6-year-olds are invited to a free, drop-in storytime session featuring our favorite summer pastime, a day at the beach! Hang out in the PlayLab for this interactive read-aloud session with a rainbow sand craft project to follow. PlayLab PlayDates are free to museum guests, don’t require pre-registration, and...

Free

Meet a Scientist: Abbott Laboratories’ Women in STEM

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Abbott Laboratories' Women in STEM scientists visit the Grainger Science Hub to discuss glucose levels in our food, and how we measure the blood glucose levels in our bodies. Abbott's Women in STEM scientists will also share their educational and career journeys with those aspiring to study or work in the sciences. Scientists, researchers, and collections managers...

Included in admission

Field Family Night: Boo! with Sue

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

"Trick-or-treat yourself to a night at the Field Museum! This not-so-scary after hours event will spark curiosity for the entire family. Families with kids ages 2 to 12 will get up close and personal with creepy crawlers, conduct their own owl pellet dissection, explore fascinating exhibits, and learn about specimens in our collection from our...

$27 – $100

Dozin’ with the Dinos

Field Museum 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Spend the night with dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, and more when you sleepover at the Field Museum! This is a dream come true for kids, and not only will they get tos their favorite exhibits in their pajamas, but they will get to do hands-on science activities, like dissecting owl pellets and learning the steps of...

$85