It can be a brutal moment for Chicagoland parents. While the
kids' faces light up with anticipation of seeing an adorable animal
or a slice of Chicago history or culture, you reach for your credit
card and brace yourself. Chicago's museums are world-class, but
they aren't cheap.
But depending on what's in your wallet, your credit card could
do more than pay: It could get you in for free.
On the first full weekend of the month, Bank of America picks up
the check for cardholders at five Chicago museums, with its
"Museums on Us" program. Just present your Bank of America debit or
credit card and receive free basic admission (one per card).
The Shedd Aquarium, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago
History Museum, the DuSable Museum of African American History and
the Museum of Contemporary Art are the five participating
See what's at these
Upcoming dates are: May 7-8, June 4-5, July 2-3 and Aug.
See more of Liz's stories here.
What to do with your weekend, delivered every Thursday.
Great deals and chances to win prizes, delivered every Monday.
Exclusive offers from our partners,usually delivered twice a week.
Resources for parents of children with special needs,delivered the second Tuesday each month.