We are usually not museum people, but my husband has always heard about this museum and wanted to go see it while we were in Chicago. It has lots of interesting stuff from all over the world. There is even an entire "plants from around the world" section at the museum. My biggest complaint (as is with a lot of museums nowadays) is that the $24 general admission doesn't get you into any of the "special exhibitions". Since we had rented a car, we had to pay $25 to park at Soldier Field and then another $48 just to get into the museum front door. That did not include any shows or Imax films nor did it include the "Mummies" exhibit that is right up front. The exhibit looks very interesting, but we just would not pay the extra to see it. We did, however, get to see the lions of Tsavo which was really cool to my husband and I since we love the movie The Ghost and the Darkness.
**Warning: We were there on Memorial Day 2018. We were told that Sue the T-rex would be coming down until April 2019 when they will have a new home for her. Sue is a HUGE draw at this museum, so if you are taking your kiddos to this museum to see Sue between 6/1/18-4/1/19, you will be disappointed.
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