Free museum day in Chicago, suburbs on Saturday-- with Smithsonian's Museum Live Day! ticket

September 28, 2012 12:05:51 PM PDT
Hundreds of museums- including Adler Planetarium and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago- are open to the public for free on Saturday, September 29, 2012. But you do need a ticket.

The museum free days are part of the Smithsonian's Museum Day Live! and require an online registration at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket/ . Once registering, visitors will receive an emailed ticket to print and then present at a number of Illinois museums for the free admittance.

More than a dozen Chicago museums are participating, and many more in the suburbs. Click here to find a participating museum near your home and get details about Museum Day Live!

    Participating Chicago museums include:
  • Swedish American Museum, 5211 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640
  • Intuit The Center of Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
  • International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore Drive
  • Loyola University Museum of Art, 820 N. Michigan Ave
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave
  • National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted Street
  • Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, 100 W. Randolph
  • Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
  • National Veterans Art Museum, 1801 S. Indiana Avenue
  • Glessner House Museum, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue
  • Clarke House Museum, 1827 S. Indiana Avenue
  • DuSable Museum of African American History
  • Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
  • Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture


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