Here are some free days at Chicago museums in January!
Adler Planetarium: Located on Chicago’s Museum Campus beside Lake Michigan, Adler Planetarium was the first planetarium in the United States.
- Adler Planetarium offers free admission for Illinois residents every Wednesday.
- Museum admission is also free for teachers, active-duty military personnel, Museum in the Park and Park District employees.
Learn more and explore the requirements for free admission on the Adler Planetarium website.
The Art Institute of Chicago: Founded in 1879 near Grant Park, the museum remains one of the oldest and largest worldwide.
- The Art Institute of Chicago is free for Illinois residents every Monday, Thursday and Friday beginning Jan. 9.
- Museum admission is always free for the following groups: children under 18, active-duty military personnel, students who attend colleges under the University Partner Program, Illinois educators, and LINK and WIC cardholders.
Learn more and explore the requirements for free admission on The Art Institute website.
Shedd Aquarium: At the time of the Shedd’s opening in 1930, it was the largest indoor facility in the world.
- The Shedd offers free entry to residents on Jan. 12-16.
- Discounted or free admission is available to those receiving SNAP benefits, Chicago first responders, active-duty military personnel, and educators from select states.
Learn more and explore the requirements for free admission on the Shedd Aquarium website.
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