Summer Savings- Chicago Museums Waive Admission Fees

Heading to a museum is great way to spend time with your children and ignite their interest in science and the arts, but the costs can really add up. This Summer, however, many Chicago museums are reducing prices and many even have days where the admission fee will be waived all together.childrens-museum-of-manhattan

Some of the deals include:

  • Art Institute of Chicago: Free for Illinois residents, 5 to 8p.m. on Thursdays
  • Chicago History Museum: Free for kids 12 and younger.
  • The Field Museum: Free for teachers and active military personnel, free for everyone June 21, 22 and 23.
  • Museum of Science & Industry: Free for Illinois residents June 1-3, 6-8, September 6-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30, October 4-6, November 3, 10, December 1.
  • The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum: Free for children 3 and younger.

 

Read More: Chicago Museum Free Days

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Chicago Park District–Movies in the Parks

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The Chicago Park District’s 16th annual Movies in the Parks series kicks off June 4th, and features more than 250 outdoor screenings of current and classic movies in parks across the city.  Bring a picnic basket, blanket, and your friends and family and enjoy a movie in the parks.  All movies begin at dusk, weather permitting.  Call (312) 742-1134 for daily listings and weather-related cancellations.

The Chicago Park District offer summer activities around the city and there is something for everyone to enjoy.