Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History Ticket or VIP Tour

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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 with a visit to the Field Museum of Natural History. Choose the Early Access VIP Tour option to enjoy a guided tour and all-exhibits access ticket.

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Duration 1 hour
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Come face-to-face with the largest dinosaur that ever lived: Maximo, the Titanosaur
  • Wonder at the world’s largest blue topaz
  • Choose between General Admission, an All-Access Pass or the Early Access VIP Tour
  • Meet the famous man-eating Lions of Tsavo
  • Explore the only full-sized mastaba tomb complex outside of Egypt
  • Marvel at 5,000 year-old Egyptian hieroglyphics
Full description
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. Imagine subterranean life in the Underground Adventure exhibit, where you'll “shrink” to 1/100th of your natural size to explore the world beneath the surface. Admire sparkling gemstones in the Hall of Gems, and marvel at one of the largest collections of Chinese jade in North America in the Hall of Jades. Then, follow the stories of the Ice Age mammoth hunters and the temples of the Inca and Aztecs, or visit the Dinosaur Hall Evolving Planet exhibit to mingle with giant sloths, woolly mammoths, Sue, and Maximo. All this is included with the General Admission Ticket option. Upgrade to the All-Access Pass and receive entry to a 3-D movie and all 3 ticketed special exhibitions. Choose the Early Access VIP Tour option for an experience upgrade featuring a one hour VIP small-group tour of the museum's dinosaurs with an expert before the museum opens to the general public. Take pictures with Sue or Maximo without the crowds. Then explore the rest of the museum on your own with an all-access ticket that also includes a 3D movie titled "Waking the T-Rex."
  • General Admission to the museum
  • Access to all general admission exhibitions
  • 3-D movie (if All-Access Pass or Early Access VIP tour option selected)
  • 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)
  • Parking (available onsite)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • 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.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 81 reviews

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    Fabulous museum . Lots to see and educate yourself but you need the whole day . For families with children make sure you have food , water , snacks etc if you have picky eaters . You will be there for the whole day. Each exhibit takes over an hour especially the big ones. Well kept museum and a must see .

    July 6, 2021

    Very easy access, I would suggest getting tickets early and have them ready on your phone. I had 2 general admission tickets but ended upgrading for a yearly membership to have more access to other exhibits. Everyone was extremely helpful and nice! Very clean museum, no long waits, food was amazing one the cafe. All around great visit and we will be back.

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    June 1, 2021

    It was a wonderful experience, the customer service were really helpful.

    July 26, 2021

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