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Chicago Museums Offer Free Days in February

For those looking for indoor opportunities, the city’s museums are offering several free days for Illinois residents this month

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Chris Hush

In cold Chicago winters, finding something to do inside is crucial.

For those looking for indoor opportunities, the city’s museums are offering several free days for Illinois residents this month.

Adler Planetarium:

Feb. 5-7, 12-14, 18-21, 26-28

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Info: A valid Id with an Illinois address is required at the box office. Dates are subject to change. More here.

Field Museum:

Feb. 1-28

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Info: Admission is free for Illinois residents who can provide proof of residency. Discounted passes are also available in person. More here.

Museum of Science and Industry:

Feb. 4–7, 11–14, 19–21, 25–28

Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Info: Entry is free for all residents who show valid proof of residency. Limited to six children per one accompanying adult. No other residency discounts apply on free days. More here.

Shedd Aquarium:

Feb. 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-28

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends

Info: Residents receive free admission with valid ID. Capacity is limited. The Shedd recommends reserving tickets in advance online. More here.

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