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Biomechanics: The Machine Inside The Field Museum

May 15, 2021 — Jan 3, 2022

Spider webs stronger than steel? Fish that catch prey by extending their jaws out to half their body lengths? It's a crazy world, even without us humans, and this new exhibition is designed to help you discover the marvels of natural engineering!

Packed with inspiring specimens and interactive opportunities, this exhibition will bring the amazing science of biomechanics to life....

Spider webs stronger than steel? Fish that catch prey by extending their jaws out to half their body lengths? It's a crazy world, even without us humans, and this new exhibition is designed to help you discover the marvels of natural engineering!

Packed with inspiring specimens and interactive opportunities, this exhibition will bring the amazing science of biomechanics to life. Meet scientists who investigate these plants and animals, experiment with new adaptations and applications, and learn why the future of biomechanics and biomimicry is exciting architects, engineers and designers all over our fascinatingly complex planet.

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The Field Museum is a natural history museum in Chicago, Illinois. As one of the largest and most impressive of such museums in the world, its houses extensive scientific specimen and artifact collections. The museum's high-quality permanent exhibitions attract up to two million visitors a year.

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The Field Museum of Natural History
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

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1400 S Lake Shore Dr, IL, 60605, Chicago
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