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January 2020

Illinois Free Days – Museum of Science and Industry

January 29, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
Free

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…

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Chicago History Museum Free Days

January 29, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until January 29, 2020

Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Free

The Museum is free to Illinois residents every Tuesday* from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.,​ Mondays and Wednesdays in January from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Museum admission is free for Illinois residents on Commemorative Days: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, March 4, and July 4. *Excludes May 12th and Tuesdays in July and August.

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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Free Admission Days

January 29, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 1220 Kensington Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523 United States
Free

Wednesdays are free admission day.

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Art Institute Free Admission

January 29, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
Free

General admission is free to Illinois residents every Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

January 30, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Donations appreciated

Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.

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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

January 30, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Donations appreciated

Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.

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Illinois Free Days – Museum of Science and Industry

January 30, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
Free

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…

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February 2020

Free Admission Days

February 1, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on January 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Free

Join us for Free Admission Days at the Field. Basic admission is free for Illinois residents with proof of residency. Discounted passes are available in person and cannot be purchased online in advance. Free Admission Days are the perfect opportunity to explore our general admission exhibitions with your family or a group of science-loving friends. Or, use these days to check out special ticketed exhibitions or a 3D movie with a discounted Discovery or All-Access Pass.

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