Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.
The next time you visit Chicago’s Field Museum make a special trip to the restrooms.
Several boats moored in Lake Michigan near the Museum Campus were knocked loose Wednesday night amid strong winds and high waves.
Experts say forms of digital harassment have increased significantly with the usage of social media, especially among youth and young adults. But one media giant is taking an active step in educating web users about Internet safety.
It turns out Chicago’s favorite Tyrannosaurus rex was much heavier than anyone knew.
The Field Museum is making headlines again, and this time it’s not the world-class exhibitions or extensive research drawing attention.
As America prepares to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, crowds are heading to the Field Museum of Natural History for the moving exhibit, “Ground Zero 360: Never Forget.”
An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.
The Field Museum of Natural History is getting all ready to open its exhibit commemorating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as the 10-year anniversary of the attacks comes in less than two weeks.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday personally presided over the sales party for the Nissan Leaf electric car, which is being demonstrated through the weekend in the Field Museum parking lot.
The Field Museum is planning an exhibit designed to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Field Museum is enlisting the help of volunteers to find a rare plant that has only ever been seen in Chicago.
The Field Museum is on a Top 10 list not for its exhibits, but rather, for its restrooms.
A borrowed CT scanner has uncovered, and suggested a solution, for the mystery of the mummy’s missing middle at the Field Museum.
A one-ton whale skull made it inside the Field Museum with one inch to spare on Tuesday after very slow, painstaking work by a 10-man rigging crew setting up the new “Giants of the Deep” exhibit.
Equestrians and horse lovers will flock to the Field Museum starting today, as a new exhibit opens depicting horses as the most important animal to ever interact with humans.
Looking to refresh your knowledge on what you learned in history class? Or maybe it’s time to give your kids a real life perspective on how large dinosaurs really were. Head on over to the Field Museum where you can view Sue who is 67 million years old and the largest and most complete T-Rex ever found.
The Field Museum is giving visitors what might be described literally as a golden opportunity. PHOTO GALLERY