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    Choose Chicago / Brian Schilling

    Chicago museums will grant free admission on multiple “Illinois Resident Discount Days” this fall.

    During the discount days, residents can present a valid ID with an Illinois address to get into the museum without paying a dime.

    “Whether you are looking for free activities for kids, want to learn more about space or take in the amazing view of the Chicago skyline, free days are a great time to stop by!" the Adler Planetarium wrote. 

    Upcoming free admission days will be as follows:

    Adler Planetarium

    • September: 12 – 16
    • October: 10 (Columbus Day)
    • November: 11 (Veterans Day)
    • December: 3 – 9

     For more information, visit adlerplanetarium.org.

    Museum of Science + Industry

    • September: 6-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30
    • October: 4-6
    • November: 3, 10
    • December: 1 

    For more information, visit msichicago.org.

    Field Museum

    • September: 10, 17, 18, 19
    • October: 2, 16, 30, 31
    • November: 27
    • December: 3, 4, 18 

    For more information, visit fieldmuseum.org.

    Shedd Aquarium

    • September: 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
    • October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
    • November:1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

     For more information, visit sheddaquarium.org.

    Art Institute of Chicago

    • Every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. throughout the year

    For more information, visit artic.edu.

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