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Field Museum Illinois Resident Free Day

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

Free Wednesdays are the perfect opportunity for you to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Adventure through the wilderness on a desert safari, explore ancient civilizations, and come face-to-face with prehistoric creatures— all in one place. The Field Museum has so much to explore, you’ll need more...

Free
Event Series PlayLab PlayDate

PlayLab PlayDate

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

Drop in to the Crown Family PlayLab for free weekly activites for 2-6 year olds! PlayLab PlayDates are free to museum guests, don’t require pre-registration, and take place on IL Resident Free Days!   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of How to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with...

Included in general admission

Field Museum Illinois Resident Free Day

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

Free Wednesdays are the perfect opportunity for you to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Adventure through the wilderness on a desert safari, explore ancient civilizations, and come face-to-face with prehistoric creatures— all in one place. The Field Museum has so much to explore, you’ll need more...

Free

PlayLab PlayDate: Storytime with Local Children’s Author, Markedia Alston

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

Drop in to the Crown Family PlayLab for free weekly activites for 2-6 year olds! For this week's PlayLab PlayDate, families with 2-6 year olds are invited to a free, drop-in, storytime session hosted by local children's book author, Markedia Alston. During this interactive read aloud, Alston will be reading her book, The Boohoo Boohoo...

Included in general admission

Meet a Scientist Cicada Series: Diego Souza & Tatiana Sepulveda

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 general admission

Dinopalooza

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

The Dino Days of Summer return this June with Dinopalooza. Join us in celebrating the newest member of our flock, the Chicago Archaeopteryx, before it takes off for the rest of the summer. Find out how our new fossil friend shows scientists where past and present collide and understand what it really means to be...

Included in general admission

Field Museum Illinois Resident Free Day

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

Free Wednesdays are the perfect opportunity for you to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Adventure through the wilderness on a desert safari, explore ancient civilizations, and come face-to-face with prehistoric creatures— all in one place. The Field Museum has so much to explore, you’ll need more...

Free

Field Museum Illinois Resident Free Day

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

Free Wednesdays are the perfect opportunity for you to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Adventure through the wilderness on a desert safari, explore ancient civilizations, and come face-to-face with prehistoric creatures— all in one place. The Field Museum has so much to explore, you’ll need more...

Free

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