Free Chicago Museum February Days

It seems as winter has finally appeared in Chicago. February is always the coldest and snowiest month, but this year the great museums of Chicago have many discount and free days for Illinois residents to enjoy!

Adler Planetarium:   5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28

Art Institute: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Chicago History Museum: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28

Field Museum: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28

Museum of Broadcast Communications: 1, 2, 3,  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28

Museum of Science and Industry: 6, 13, 20, 27

Shedd Aquarium: 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26

Other museums like the Swedish American Museum is free every second Tuesday and the Peggy Notebaret Nature Museum is free every Thursday of the month. The Museum of Contemporary Art and Institute of Surgical Science are free on Tuesdays and the Chicago Children’s Museum is free every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the first Sunday every month. 

The Dusable Museum is free every Sunday and the Glessner House and Clark House Museums give free tours on Wednesdays. Lastly, some museums are free every day such the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Smart Museum of Art, National Museum of Mexican Art, and the Oriental Institute.

To find if your favorite museum is free all the time check out the Chicago Museum Guide!

 

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