Chicago Museum Week is back! The city’s museum scene is going to heat up an otherwise cold and dreary time of the year. That’s right, from January 18-26, Illinois residents will be treated to freebies, discounts, and special programs. Chicago Museum Week is actually a nine-day long celebration, though as noted below, some of the sites are backing off a bit during the MLK weekend. Here are the specials at our favorite Chicago Museums.
Chicago Museum Week 2018
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The Adler Planetarium will offer 25% off any admission package and 20% off Individual, Individual Plus, and Family Memberships to Illinois residents with valid IDs.
The Field Museum
The Field Museum will offer $2.00 Off Admission For Illinois Residents, $3 admission for up to six people with EBT or WIC identification. This time-limited offer may not be combined with other offers or discounts. Discounts only available for on-site ticket purchases.
Lincoln Park Zoo
What do you want? Lincoln Park Zoo is already free! They’ll offer some food and gift shop discounts as well as programming throughout the week.
Museum of Science and Industry
MSI will offer 20% off Museum Entry for adults and children on January 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 and 10% off Museum Entry for adults and children on January 20 and 21 for Illinois residents with valid ID.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Th Nature Museum will offer 20% off adult admission for Illinois residents during Museum Week. As a Blue Star Museum, active duty service members and their families can enjoy free admission. $1 tickets for up to six individuals when visitors present their LINK (EBT) Card as part of Museums for All
Shedd Aquarium will offer free general admission for Illinois residents on select dates. Free general admission including all exhibits for Illinois residents valid January 18-19 and 22-26. As part of Museums for All LINK (EBT) and WIC cardholders receive free admission to Shedd Aquarium.