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Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair

10/25-9/7

A display of rare artifacts from when Chicago hosted the World's Fair in 1893.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410
<i>Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair</i>

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Mondays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.
Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Shoot for the Moon

Ongoing

Featuring the restored Gemini 12 spacecraft and artifacts commemorating the 40th anniversary of its mission and other lunar adventures; astro labs and various historical space reading devices; interactive displays on galaxies, planets, and other nonterrestrial entities. The museum's regular sky shows start on the half hour, virtual reality presentations every 90 minutes.

Adler Planetarium (map)
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-7827

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Planet Explorers

Ongoing.

Interactive and all-ages exhibit on space flight, including simulated rides and extra-terrestrial exploration.

Adler Planetarium (map)
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-7827

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The Ancient Americas

Ongoing

Artifacts from between the Arctic and the tip of South America highlighting 13,000 years of survivor skills utilized by the early Pueblo communities of the American southwest, the Incas of South America, and other cultures throughout the hemisphere.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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The Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice DNA Discovery Center

Ongoing

A permanent exhibition that allows visitors to watch scientists doing genetic research at the museum's Pritzker Laboratory.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Evolving Planet

Ongoing

On the development of life on earth.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

Grainger Hall of Gems

Ongoing

This permanent exhibition reopens with displays of gemstones as they're found in nature, after they're cut and polished, and in jewelry by top designers.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Oceanarium

Ongoing

Northeast Pacific flora and fauna.

Shedd Aquarium (map)
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-939-2438

Ongoing exhibits

Ongoing

Displays about the Amazon basin, Caribbean reefs, waters of the world, and the wild reef of the Indo-Pacific.

Shedd Aquarium (map)
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-939-2438

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Restoring Earth

Ongoing:

exhibit explaining Field Museum conservation efforts in Peruvian rain forests, island ecosystems, and some habitats in Chicago.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Space Junk 3D

Ongoing.

Adler Planetarium offers a 3D visual experience through orbits in space.

Adler Planetarium (map)
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-7827

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Sue

Ongoing

Reconstructed tyrannosaurus skeleton.

Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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Field Museum (map)
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Museum Campus
phone 312-922-9410

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