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Chicago Attractions - The Field Museum   by James C


Whether you are a tourist or live in Chicago the Field Museum is a wonderful attraction that you can go to again and again. It is a must see attraction that thousands of people have enjoyed. So what is there to see at the museum. This article will give you some information on the Field Museum.

The museum plays host to over 6 acres of exhibits. It has exhibits which honor and educate people on cultures from all over the world. The name Field Museum comes from the person who originally funded it in 1893, Retailer Marshall Field.

So what kind of exhibits are there. For starters, you can explore the ancient world of Egypt in the Mastaba complex. It includes among other things a marsh where papyrus is grown, a working canal and original burial artifacts. Also check out the DNA to Dinosaurs exhibit. Trace the evolution of life from single celled organisms to the huge dinosaurs of the past. The exhibit has hundreds of fossils and dinosaur skeletons. These are just a few of the exhibits presented by the museum. You can spend hours exploring the museum and still not see everything.

If you think you would like to visit the museum, it is located at 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr in Chicago. Tickets are only $10 each and it is open daily from 9 to 5. For more information you can contact the museum at 312-922-9410.

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