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Chicagos Free Attractions

A number of Chicago favorites offer free admission on certain days of the week or month or during special hours. Visit each site for complete details.

Chicago History Museum
Field Museum - Second Mondays

International Museum of Surgical Science, LUMA – Loyola University Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art
Swedish American Museum (2nd Tuesdays – including Children’s Museum of Immigration)

Café Society, Clarke House Museum, Glessner House Museum, Charnley-Persky House Museum

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Art Institute of Chicago 5-8 PM
Chicago Children's Museum 5-8 PM

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Fine Arts Building Open Studios (2nd Fridays)

Chicago Children's Museum Target Free First Sundays
First Sunday of every month: Free admission for ages 15 and under.
Kraft Free Family Night
Thursday evenings: 5-8pm
Free admission for everyone.
DuSable Museum of African American History
Maxwell Street Market

Free 52 Days A Year
These popular attractions offer 52 free days at various times of the year.
Adler Planetarium
Field Museum
Museum of Science & Industry, Shedd Aquarium

Chicago's children Museum at the from Navy Pier is free every first Sunday of the month
Chicago's children Museum at the from Navy Pier is free every first Sunday of the month

Chicago's  from Navy Pier
Chicago's Navy Pier

Chicago's History Museum
Chicago's History Museum



GPS Coordinates

1 -- Childrens Museum
Decimal Lat: 41.8921010 / Lon: -87.6092802

2 -- Fine Arts Building
Decimal Lat: 41.8767629 / Lon: -87.6245540


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