Museum Day Live! – Free Museum Admission September 28, 2013

Smithsonian Museum Day - Toddling Around Chicagoland

The Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC is free everyday, but on September 28, 2013 museums across the country will be honoring the Smithsonian by offering free admission. Museum Day Live! is an event hosted by the Smithsonian Museum every year and participating museums will be offering two free tickets per household.

The tickets are valid only for general admission and do not include any fees for parking or special exhibits or events. To claim your ticket, fill out the online form on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! site.

Participating museums in the Chicago area are:

  • Adler Planetarium, Chicago
  • Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora
  • Balzekas Museum of Lithaunian Culture, Chicago
  • Barrington History Museum, Barrington
  • Chicago History Museum, Chicago
  • Clarke House Museum, Chicago
  • Cuneo Mansion and Garden, Vernon Hills
  • DuPage County Historical Museum, Wheaton
  • DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago
  • Gallery 400, Chicago
  • Glessner House Museum, Chicago
  • Graue Mill and Museum, Oak Brook
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie
  • Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago
  • International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago
  • Intuit The Center for Intuitive and Ousider Art, Chicago
  • Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet
  • Kankakee County Museum, Kankakee
  • Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Rockford
  • Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Elmhurst
  • Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago
  • Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
  • National Hellenic Museum, Chicago
  • National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago
  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago
  • SciTech Museum, Aurora
  • Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
  • Swedish American Museum, Chicago
  • Willowbrook Wildlife Center, Glen Ellyn

For additional locations in Illinois and other states visit the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! webpage.

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