5 hidden treasures at the Field Museum


Out-of-this-world rocks

On March 26, 2003, a meteor exploded over the suburban Park Forest, showering the town - and several residents' kitchens - with dozens of rock fragments, many of which are tucked up on the third floor of the museum, along with photos of the damage they did. next door, you can watch museum scientists work in the glass-encased lab, cleaning up and examining fossils.

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