Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair

Field Museum | Chicago, Ill.

 
 

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill.
60605(312) 922-9410
www.fieldmuseum.org
Date: October 25, 2013 - September 7, 2014
Cost: Included in Discovery and All Access passes

Travel back to 1893 and experience the excitement of the White City. Digital technology will bring the World's Fair to life. Visitors will see items that thrilled fairgoers 120 years ago including large taxidermied animals, fully articulated animal skeletons, and ancient fish from Wyoming's Green River fossil bed. Using an iPad application, visitors can explore many items from the World's Fair still hidden in the Museum's vaults and will also get an overview of the Museum's history and the personalities who helped shape this institution.

 
 





 
 
 
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