Africa Resources at The Field Museum

Permanent Exhibits
Africa
Gain insight into the cultures and environments of the vast African continent.
 
Lions of Tsavo
Stand toe-to-paw with the lions that terrorized East Africa a century ago. (Where are their manes? You'll find out!)
 
Mammals of Africa
Stroll among Africa’s mammals, with everything from aardvarks to zebras.
 
Man-eater of Mfuwe
Look into the eyes of the largest man-eating lion on record.
 
 
On-line Exhibits
 
On-line Interactives
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  Welcome to the Mammals Collection at The Field Museum
  Project ER: Environmental Rescue Tsavo
 
Research & Collections
  Ask a Scientist    
  Africa Collections    
  Africa Textiles    
  Cultural Connections    
       
The Field Museum Library    
 
Education Department
  Planning Your Field Trip    
  Student Classes: Africa’s Beat (scroll down page)
  Professional Development    
  Printed Materials    
 
  • Africa! An Activity Book
 
  • Africa! An Exhibit Guide
 
  • Africa Exhibit Poster
 
  • A Field Trip to Africa, Video
  Harris Educational Loan Program    
  Experience Boxes    
 
  • Adindra Cloth from Ghana
 
  • Africa Calabashes
 
  • Africa Jewelry
 
  • African Metalworking
 
  • The Art of Cameroon
 
  • Fabrics from West Africa
 
  • Listen to the Sounds of Africa
 
  • Africa the Land
 
  • Ancient Egypt: Life Along the Nile
 
  • Caravans to Kano
 
  • Studying Africa Wildlife
  Audio Visuals    
 
  • Africa, A View from The Field Museum
 
  • A Field Trip to Africa
 
  • Animals of Africa

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This resource is made possible by funding from the
Chicago Public Schools | University of Chicago Internet Project (CUIP)
and through cooperation with The Field Museum.