Get in those free museum days before they run out!
There’s still time to enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in January. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum).
Adler Planetarium | January 29-31
Art Institute of Chicago | Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Brookfield Zoo | Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Chicago Botanic Garden | Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van
Chicago Children’s Museum | First Sunday of every month for children 15 and younger. Target Free Family Nights, Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Chicago History Museum | Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
DuSable Museum of African American History | Tuesdays
Lincoln Park Zoo | Always free
Museum of Contemporary Art | Tuesdays
Museum of Science and Industry | Jan. 21-24 and Jan. 28-31
National Museum of Mexican Art | Always free
National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture | Always free
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | Thursdays