Free Days at Chicago Museums in June

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in June. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.)

Adler Planetarium

  • June 3-5 and 10-13

Art Institute of Chicago

  • Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Chicago Botanic Garden

  • Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van

Chicago Children’s Museum

  • First Sunday of every month for children 15 and younger

Chicago History Museum

  • Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

DuSable Museum of African American History

  • Tuesdays

The Field Museum

  • June 26-28

Lincoln Park Zoo

  • Always free

Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Tuesdays

Museum of Science and Industry

  • June 3-5

National Museum of Mexican Art

  • Always free

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

  • Always free

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

  • Thursdays

Shedd Aquarium

  • June 17, 18, 24 and 25

In partnership with Museums in the Park, we offer free Kids Museum Passports to cultural institutions.