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You Can Smell SUE The T. Rex’s Nasty Breath, Feel Dinosaur Skin At New Field Museum Stations

Meant to smell like the plants and flesh SUE ate, it's definitely "putrid," the Field Museum promises.

Downtown

Free Admission To Field Museum For Illinois Residents On Wednesdays From Aug. 14 To Nov. 13

Basic admission — which is normally $24 for adults, $17 for kids 3-11 years old and $21 for students and seniors — is free.

Downtown

Monarch Butterflies Are Disappearing From Chicago — But The Field Museum Has An Idea For How We Can Save Them

Scientists want Chicagoans and other city dwellers to plant milkweed — but cities could prevent that by fining people who let native plants dominate their yards.

Downtown

‘Nature’s A–holes’ Are Back: Red-Winged Blackbirds Attacking People Along The River As Nesting Season Gets Underway

Several Avondale residents have been hit while running or walking past nests, which the aggressive birds are trying to protect.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Planning Out Your Summer? Here Are The Free Days At Chicago Museums

Many museums offer free admission days with a valid ID or proof of residency.

Downtown

Want To Text A Dinosaur? The Field Museum Will Now Let You Send Messages To Máximo The Titanosaur

Máximo will tell you about his life as a dinosaur, his favorite color and more.

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Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.

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Field Museum’s Hundreds Of Volunteers Look For Fossils, Lead Tours: ‘There’s No Better Place To Learn’

The Field Museum's volunteers have some of the coolest jobs in town. Here's how you can join their ranks.

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SUE The T. Rex Hung Out With An Ancient Shark, Newly Found Fossil Reveals

A small shark lived in the same time and place as SUE the T. rex — and its teeth were found among the dinosaur's fossils.

Downtown

World’s Best Nature Photographs Are Coming To The Field Museum

"Wildlife Photographer of the Year" opens March 22. It comes to Chicago from London, where it's housed at the Natural History Museum.

South Loop

SUE The T. Rex Finds Romance In ‘Love Actually’ Parody For Christmas

SUE gets a kiss with Jeff Goldblum in the sendup of "Love Actually."

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SUE The T. Rex Is Back At The Field Museum With A Huge New Suite (PHOTOS)

"This is the biggest, scariest and most impressive SUE's ever looked," said Field Museum President Richard Lariviere in a news release.

Downtown

SUE The T. Rex Is Coming Back To The Field Museum In December

Yaaas, the queen of all dinosaurs is coming back with a massive new exhibit.

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SUE The T. Rex And The Shedd Aquarium Got Into A (Friendly) Twitter Fight

SUE started it.

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Meet Máximo The Titanosaur, The Field Museum’s Ridiculously Large New Tenant

Sue the tyrannosaurus rex is getting a new home at the Field Museum. Enter Máximo, a cast of a giant Titanosaur.

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