Free Chicago Museum Days – Fall 2015

Free Chicago Museum Days - Fall 2015 #free #Chicago

Want to visit Chicago museums and attractions free? Don’t we all?? Below is a list of days that local museums, zoos, and gardens offer free admission this fall. Please keep in mind that most free days only apply to Illinois residents with valid identification and only apply to general admission, not special exhibits or events.

Adler Planetarium – October 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, & 12, November 11

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool – Free daily

Art Institute of Chicago – Every Thursday evening from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Brookfield Zoo – Every Tuesday and Thursday from October 1 through December 31

Cantigny Park – Free admission daily; $5 parking ($2 parking after 4:00 pm)

Chicago Botanic Garden – Free admission daily; $25 parking on weekdays, $30 on weekends

Chicago Children’s Museum – Every Thursday evening from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Chicago History Museum – No free days schedule currently

Cosley Zoo – Free daily for all Wheaton Park District residents and for children 17 and under

DuSable Museum of African American History – Every Sunday

Field Museum – October 4 & 30, November 1 & 22, December 5, 6, & 13

Garfield Park Conservatory – Free daily

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Rockford) – First Tuesday of each month (although donations are appreciated)

Lincoln Park Conservatory – Free daily

Lincoln Park Zoo – Free daily

Morton Arboretum – Discounted admission on Wednesdays and throughout the month of December

Museum of Contemporary Art – Tuesdays

Museum of Science & Industry – October 5 & 6

National Museum of Mexican Art – Free admission daily

Oak Park Conservatory – Free admission daily; donations are accepted ($2 per person is recommended)

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum – Thursdays are free, but donations are suggested

Shedd Aquarium – October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, & 27, November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, & 24

Swedish American Museum – Second Tuesday of every month

Chicago Public Library branches have passes to several different museums through the Kids Museum Passports that Chicago residents can check out for free. Residents of many suburbs can get free admission with theMuseum Adventure Pass at their local library.





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  1. Julia Camp says:

    Thank you!

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