Ticket Prices

2018 Illinois Free Day Schedule

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry1 on the following dates:

MonthDates
January8–11, 15–18, 22–25, 29–31
February1, 5–8, 12–15, 20–22, 26–27
March14
June4–7, 11–12
September4–5, 9–12, 16–19, 23–26, 30
November12

1 On Illinois Free Days, Museum Entry is free for all Illinois residents who show valid proof of residency. No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Illinois Free Days. Limited to six children (under 18) admitted per one accompanying adult. (See chaperone ratios and policies for School-led Field Trips and Groups of 15+.) Giant Dome Theater films, Coal Mine and optional U-505 onboard tours, and certain temporary exhibits are not included in Museum Entry, and require separate admission. (See Ticket Prices on Illinois Free Days and Parking.)

Ticket Prices on Free Days

For Illinois residents on Illinois Free Days
TicketAdult

Child
(3-11)
Museum EntryFreeFree
Giant Dome Theater films
Coal Mine Tour
Fab Lab workshops
WOW! Tour
Future Energy Chicago
$12
each
$9
each
The Science Behind Pixar$14$11
U-505 Submarine:
On-board Tour
$18$14

No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Illinois Free Day prices.