Free Days at Chicago Museums in November

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

Adler Planetarium

  • November 8 & 11

Art Institute of Chicago

  • Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Chicago Children’s Museum

  • First Sunday of every month for children 15 and younger

Chicago History Museum

  • Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

DuSable Museum of African American History

  • Tuesdays

Field Museum

  • November 6 & 13

Lincoln Park Zoo

  • Always free

Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Tuesdays

Museum of Science and Industry

  • November 18

National Museum of Mexican Art

  • Always free

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

  • Always free

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

  • Thursdays

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