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Free Museum Days in Chicagoland

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum: 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive; 312-922-7827. Free days: Oct. 6-9; Oct 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28; Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25

Art Institute of Chicago: 111 S. Michigan Ave.; 312-443-3600. All exhibits free after 5 p.m. Thursdays

Block Museum: 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston; 847-491-4000. Free

Lincoln Park Conservatory:2391 N. Stockton Drive. Free

Chicago History Museum: 1601 N. Clark St.; 312-642-4600. Mondays free

Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier: 700 E. Grand Ave.; Thursdays 5-8 p.m.: free; first Monday of every month: free for ages 15 and under

DuSable Museum of African American History:740 E. 56th Pl.; 773-947-0600. Sundays free

Field Museum: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive; 312-922-9410. Second Monday of every month free; free general admission week: Oct. 26-31

Garfield Park Conservatory: 300 N. Central Park Ave.; 773-638-1766. Sugar from the Sun (permanent exhibit); Free

Instituto Italiano di Cultura: 500 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1450; 312-822-9545, ext. 198. Free

Loyola University Museum of Art: 820 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-915-7600. Free

McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum: 445 N. Michigan Ave.; free admission through Nov. 9 in honor of the election season; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thu.-Mon., Wed.

Museum of Contemporary Art: 220 E. Chicago Ave.; 312-280-2660. Tuesdays free

National Museum of Mexican Art: 1852 W. 19th St.; 312-738-1503. Free

Museum of Science and Industry:5700 S. Lake Shore Drive; 773-684-1414. Free general admission Oct. 31 (Halloween), Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve).

Newberry Library:60 W. Walton St.; 312-255-3700. Free

Shedd Aquarium: 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive; 312-939-2438. October, Mondays and Tuesdays: free general admission; November, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: free general admission

Smart Museum of Art: 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.; 773-702-0200. Free

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum:2430 N. Cannon Drive; 773-755-5100. Thursdays free

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