November 20, 2018

Shedd Aquarium offering free admission

Chicago’s largest museums are offering many free days to Illinois residents this month, with most of them following up with more free days in February.

The free days are the result of a revision of a state law regarding the Chicago Park District passed in 2011 that changed a requirement for 52 days of free admission a year to make admission free only to Illinois residents.

The Shedd Aquarium, Art Institute, Museum of Science and Industry and Adler Planetarium all have numerous free days this month and in February. For example, the Art Institute is free to Illinois residents every weekday through