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Illinois Free Days

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry1 on these upcoming dates:

August 202026
September 20209-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30

Pricing is applied at checkout. Schedule is subject to change.

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, Fab Lab, 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


Museum EntryFreeFree
Fab Lab workshops
Giant Dome Theater films

No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Free Day prices.