Thursday, April 22, 2021

Museums & Attractions

Chicago museums, zoos, public spaces & special events attract and amaze visitors from around the world.

Find information on Chicago area museums & attractions including: popular exhibits, free museum days, holiday lights and city festivals.

Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Wonderland Express – Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden's Wonderland Express is an annual tradition that appeals to everyone: kids love the trains (and the indoor snow), adults love the city sites and sights...
Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory is free annual tradition for all ages that ushers in the holiday season with dazzling displays of flora and fauna and...
Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium Free Admission Days for Illinois Residents

Come explore the Adler Planetarium on free admission days and learn about countless galaxies, unfathomable distances, exploding stars, diamond planets, black holes and more. There?s no way around it......
Illinois Holocaust Museum Hologram

Illinois Holocaust Museum – New Interactive 3D Holograms

The acclaimed Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie provides a powerful, tactile, interactive -- and ultimately hopeful -- hologram experience, as real-life Holocaust survivors appear in 3D...
Field Museum Free Admission

The Field Museum Free Admission Days 2018

During the Field Museum free admission days, basic admission is free for Illinois residents with valid proof of residency*. See ticketed exhibitions and 3D films at a special price, choose...
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Free Days

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Free Admission Days

At the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, free admission days for Illinois residents are on Tuesdays, year-round with proof of residency. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) is conveniently...
Shedd Aquarium Free Admission Days

Shedd Aquarium Free Admission Days

Illinois residents enjoy FREE admission 52 days a year on the Shedd Aquarium free admission days. Experience unbelievable animals from around the world. FREE admission includes all permanent exhibits, Amphibians special exhibit, aquatic...
The Field Museum

Field Museum – Embark on a Journey of Discovery

Located on Chicago’s iconic Lake Michigan shore, the Field Museum opened its current building to the public in 1921—but their collection grew out of items on display in the 1893...
The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago – Free Admission Days

At the Art Institute of Chicago, free hours are offered to Illinois residents every Thursday. Proof of residence is required. Free Thursday Evenings: General admission is free to Illinois residents every...
Wheel Wednesday at the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

Wheel Wednesday: Free Rides on Navy Pier Ferris Wheel

On select Wednesdays throughout the year, enjoy a free ride on the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, Centennial Wheel. Navy Pier?s Wheel Wednesday series is an initiative to make the Centennial...