Illinois Residents Free Museum Days in April

From: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-residents-can-visit-these-8-museums-for-free-in-april/3398233/

Museums across Chicago are offering free admission days to Illinois residents as long as they show proof of residency.

Here’s a look at the different free admission days throughout the month.

Field Museum

  • Free admission to Illinois residents on Wednesdays
  • Open 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. daily
  • To order a free admission ticket, guests are suggested to register online ahead of time.

Swedish American Museum

  • Free admission to everyone on the second Tuesday of every month
  • The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Guests interested in obtaining free admission should register online.

Museum of Science and Industry

  • Next free day for Illinois residents is April 21
  • Hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting on April 8
  • The Museum of Science and Industry suggests guests looking to obtain a free admission ticket visit its website.

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

  • Free admission each day
  • The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center

  • Free admission to Illinois residents, military and first responders on Wednesdays
  • The museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays.

National Museum of Mexican Art

  • Free entry each day
  • The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Chicago History Museum

  • Illinois residents receive free admission on April 10, April 18 and April 24
  • The museum is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
  • Guests hoping to secure free admission should register online.

Shedd Aquarium

  • Free admission to Illinois residents on April 2, April 9, April 16, April 23 and April 30.
  • The museum is open for free evenings from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the designated Tuesday nights.
  • Registering online ahead of time is encouraged.