Museums offering free admission for military until Labor Day

CHICAGO (WLS) -- More than 40 museums in Chicago are now offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums program happening across the nation.

The deal is good all summer starting Monday and lasting until Labor Day.

The Museum of Science and Industry, the Art Institute and the Morton Arboretum in suburban Lisle are among those participating.

Complete list of participating institutions in the city of Chicago include:

Bronzeville Children's Museum
Clarke House Museum
Ed Paschke Art Center
Emil Bach House - Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Glessner House Museum
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Leather Archives & Museum
McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
Museum of Contemporary Photography
Museum of Science and Industry
National Museum of Mexican Art
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Robie House - Frank Lloyd Wright Trust
Smart Museum of Art
Swedish American Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum
The Rookery - Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

Participating suburban museums include:

SciTech Hands On Museum in Aurora
Elgin Public Museum in Elgin
Elmhurst Historical Museum in Elmhurst
Lizadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston
Glen Ellyn Historical Society in Glen Ellyn
Great Lakes Naval Museum in Great Lakes
Joliet Area Historical Museum in Joliet
The Morton Arboretum in Lisle
The Museums at Lisle Station Park in Lisle
Lombard Historical Society in Lombard
Naper Settlement in Naperville
Northbrook Historical Society in Northbrook
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak park
Little White School Museum in Oswego
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie
Air Classics Museum in Sugar Grove
Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda
Wauconda Township Historical Society in Wauconda
Kruse House Museum - West Chicago Historical Society in West Chicago
Gregg House Museum in Westmont
DuPage County Historical Museum in Wheaton
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park in Wheaton
Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton
Copyright © 2021 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.