February Free Days at the Field Museum for Illinois Residents

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If you're looking for free days at the Field Museum of Natural History, they're here! For the third year in a row, one of the best museums in the country is free for the entire month of February for Illinois residents.

Admission for a family of four would normally be around $80, so this is quite the savings!


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This is a particularly great time to visit, because you can witness the beginning of SUE's move from the great hall:

"Starting February 5th, visitors can witness and capture the action happening in Stanley Field Hall as we move the skeletal celebrity SUE, piece by piece. Visitors can take and share their selfies by using the #SUEontheMove hashtag for a chance to be featured on the Museum’s social handles. The beloved SUE will make their debut during the spring of 2019 in their new state of the art suite in the Field’s permanent exhibition Evolving Planet."

You can also explore the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, gaze at gorgeous gems, and see even more dinosaurs.

Photo courtesy the Field Museum

The is open daily from 9am to 5pm, with the last entry at 4pm. 

Visiting from out of state? You can still save and the Field Museum and other top attractions with the

This is also a good time to see more than the basic admission offers. With the Discover Pass, you can choose one ticketed exhibition or one 3D movie. Adults: $16, Seniors and Students: $14, Children (3-11): $12. The All-Access Pass gives you complete access to The Field Museum, including all ticketed exhibitions and one 3D movie. Adults: $23, Seniors and Students: $20, Children (3-11): $17.

You can order tickets online, and get complete information on the museum, exhibits, hours and pricing on . Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr

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