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China's First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors

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The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
Adult
Start at $18
Child (3-11)
Start at $13
Senior (65+) / Student
Start at $15
March 4, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Stand among larger-than-life soldiers in The Field Museum's newest exhibition, China's First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors. Tasked to guard Qin Shihuangdi's tomb for eternity, archers, infantrymen, and armored officers hold watch over a striking underground model of China's first empire. Explore the life of the ruler who vanquished his rivals, unified China's many warring states, constructed the first Great Wall, built roads throughout his vast territory, and standardized China's script, currency, weights, and measures. Learn about his desire to reign over the universe and his obsession with immortality. See priceless treasures from one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries, including the fierce warriors that are so revered The Field Museum is the only place in North America they can be seen this year.

Photo courtesy of The Field Museum


Open daily: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Last admission is at 4 p.m. daily

Closed Christmas Day

Click here for more information on ticket packages and pricing.

Special discounts available for Chicago residents.  

Bus
#146

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