7 Free Things to Do in Chicago

Oct 17, 2019

Chicago can be a pricey city to explore. However, if you know where to go you can take advantage of the outstanding parks and museums Chicago has to offer. Rest assured, we have assembled a list of Chicago attractions with special information on how to see Chicago for free. The list below shares information on Chicago attractions, museums, and parks. Some of the venues are free for Illinois residents all year round!

Note: Many of the museums require proof of Illinois residency to be eligible for free admission days. Please visit individual museum websites for more information

1. Adler Planetarium

Free general admission for Illinois residents

  • June 4, 5, 6, 10, 11 and 12
  • September 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25
  • October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30
  • November 5, 6, 12 and 13
  • February 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25

1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 adlerplanetarium.org

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