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“Fantastic Bug Encounters!”

Museums, Natural history The Field Museum | Chicago, IL , Museum Campus Until Sunday April 19 2020
Fantastic Bug Encounters!
Photograph: © Te Papa 2016

Time Out says

There are far more bugs than humans on the planet, and the Field Museum's latest exhibition gives you an opportunity to learn more about the tiny, multi-legged creatures that largely go unnoticed in our day-to-day lives. “Fantastic Bug Encounters!” features larger-than-life models created by Weta Workshops (the folks behind the Lord of the Rings movies) that allow guests to see insects like bees and praying mantises in extreme detail. Interactive stations let you test your reflexes against those of a mantis, send origami butterflies into a wind tunnel and perform bug brain surgery. There's even a bug zoo where you'll be able to get your hands on a dozen live bug species.

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Venue name: The Field Museum | Chicago, IL
Address: 1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago
60605
Cross street: at McFetridge Dr
Transport: El stop: Green, Orange, Red to Roosevelt. Bus: 12, 30, 146. Train: Elec Main to Millennium Station.
Price: Included in Field Museum All Access pass

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