It's the deal of the year -- free admission to some two dozen
Chicagoland museums -- but you'll need special tickets. You can get
your tickets at smithsonianmag.com.
Chicago's museums are world-class, but having grown up a short
drive from Washington, D.C., with its unsurpassed collection of
free Smithsonians, I found the price tag of our city's treasure
troves a little discouraging.
But on Sept. 25, some two dozen museums around Chicago will
embrace the Smithsonian tradition, throwing open their doors for
free as part of the sixth annual national Museum Day. Organized
by Smithsonian magazine, the event includes more than
1,200 museums nationwide and some of Chicago's most popular (and
Want to know all the Free Days for Chicago's museums? We've got
Below is a full list of participating Chicago-area museums.
Check back as Sept. 25 gets closer and more museums sign on. You
can get your tickets here.
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