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Special Exhibitions

Now on View

Wild Weather

Wild Weather

On view Jan. 28 – May 7, 2017

Fly through the eye of a hurricane, create a mini-tornado and dance up a storm as the weather around you responds to your movements. Severe weather is powerful and unpredictable, and this new exhibit lets you experience it up close. Through experiments, challenges, models, computer interactives and multimedia experiences, learn how scientists are working together to create better weather forecasts in an ever-changing climate.

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Coming Soon

Mammoths and Mastodons

Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age

On view June 17 – Aug. 27, 2017

Explore the world of mammoths and mastodons through fossils, artifacts, engaging interactives, immersive media, and the story of the most complete and best preserved baby mammoth ever found. Explore their habitats, their neighbors, and their human hunters. Investigate current theories about their DNA and extinction, and journey with scientists who continue to study their living cousins—elephants.

All dates and titles subject to change. 

Mammoths and Mastodons image © The Field Museum.