Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History Ticket or VIP Tour

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Explore the world of dinosaurs, ancient Egypt, glittering gemstones, and prehistoric North America at the Field Museum of Natural History.


  • See Sue, the largest and most complete T. rex ever discovered
  • Face off with the largest dinosaur that ever lived: Maximo, the Titanosaur
  • Choose between four options, visit your way!
  • Meet the famous man-eating Lions of Tsavo
  • Explore the only full-sized mastaba tomb complex outside of Egypt


Visit the Field Museum of Natural History, one of Chicago's great museums. With more than 35 world-renowned natural history exhibitions, there's something for everyone. Fuel your passion for discovery with dinosaurs, ancient artifacts, cultural insights, and groundbreaking science. Explore subterranean life in the Underground Adventure exhibit. Admire gemstones in the Hall of Gems and one of the largest collections of Chinese jade in North America in the Hall of Jades. Next, follow the stories of the Ice Age mammoth hunters and the temples of the Inca and Aztecs. Visit the Dinosaur Hall Evolving Planet exhibit to mingle with giant sloths, woolly mammoths, Sue, and Maximo. Upgrade to the All-Access Pass to see all 3 ticketed special exhibitions. Choose the Early Access VIP Tour option for a 1-hour VIP tour of the museum's dinosaurs before the museum opens to the general public. Take pictures with Sue or Maximo without the crowds. Then explore the rest of the museum with an all-access ticket. If you want to see more, get a Discovery Pass to gain general admission to the museum as well as add one of their ticketed exhibitions.


General Admission to the museum Access to all general admission exhibitions Entry to all 3 ticketed exhibitions (if All-Access Pass or Early Access VIP tour option selected) 1-hour VIP tour of the museum's dinosaurs with a museum docent (if Early Access VIP tour option selected)

Important Information

  • If you choose the All-Access Pass, the 3-D movie is subject to availability, so please arrive early between 9:00 AM-12:00 PM to reserve your time The Early Access VIP Tour will have no more than 20 participants Wheelchair-accessible parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the East Museum Lot Early Access VIP Tour guests will have their All-Access Pass QR codes emailed to them the day before the tour There is an onsite restaurant and cafe

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