Inside Natural Disasters

September 28, 2012 – May 5, 2013

About the exhibition: From earthquakes and volcanoes to hurricanes and tornadoes, nature's forces have shaped our dynamic planet. Get an understanding of how they work and a real sense of their power. Find out how people cope and adapt in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

Plan your visit: Hours, directions, parking, what's on, and more.

Note: No photography in this exhibition at the request of the lending institution, The Field Museum.

Pu'u 'O'o against a twilight sky.
A motorboat near the eaves of a house, with three people in the boat and two people on the roof.
A car and people stopped on a road, watching a tornado in the background.
Low-angle view along a crack in the road that has partially swallowed a wagon.
The Last Day of Pompeii, by Karl Bryullov.
A swirl of white cloud over several southern U.S. states.
A tornado on the horizon.
Two men stand looking at a building and car.