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Hit Chicago's Free Museum Days This Fall or Remain an Uncultured Brute

Published On 09/22/2016 Published On 09/22/2016
Adler Planetarium
Adler Planetarium | Flickr/Smart Destinations

You know the stereotype of the starving artist, but it's the unheralded starving art fan that brings us here today. Plenty of free museum days will be offered across the city this fall (and beyond). So why not exhibit some good citizenry and head out to one of Chicago's culture centers you're always meaning to schlep out to.

Adler Planetarium

September 12-16
October 10 (Columbus Day)
November 11 (Veterans Day)
December 3-9

Museum of Science and Industry

September 6-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30
October 4-6
November 3, 10
December 1

Field Museum

September 10, 17, 18, 19
October 2, 16, 30, 31
November 27
December 3, 4, 18

Shedd Aquarium

September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

The Art Institute

Thursdays from 5 to 8pm (year-round) 
 

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Sean Cooley is Thrillist's Cities senior editor and has yet to drink enough absinthe to see The Green Fairy. Follow him: @SeanCooley.

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