Explore the Field Museum for free on various days throughout the year for all Illinois Residents with valid proof of residency. General admission is waived on the following days: January 3, 4, 15, 27, 28; February 1, 28; June 20-22; October 12, 28, 31; November 11, 18; December 9, 16.
How big is the Field Museum in Chicago?
The Field Museum in downtown Chicago spans over 480,000 square feet on the ground, main and upper levels. As one of the largest such museums in the world, the Field's massive architecture houses over 24 million specimens and objects, and includes a library, gift shop, and two restaurants.