Free Chicago Museums – March 2012

Enjoy some excellent free days in March 2012 at Chicago Museums! There are lots of free days at Chicago museums in March 2012, including the Field Museum, the Adler Planetarium, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Institute of Chicago! Are you visiting Chicago or just a local looking for some free attractions or free museums? Why not check out one of the many free days at museums in Chicago in March 2012! (Did you know for most museums only Illinois residents qualify for free admission – click link at bottom for more info). Out-of-state visitors may continue to take advantage of great discounted admission offers that include special prices for seniors, children, educators, active-duty military personnel, museum members and others. Check individual museums’ websites for details. Are there some we are missing? Leave a comment and we’ll add them!


The Adler Planetarium: – March 6-7

The Art Institute of Chicago March 7, 14

Charnley-Persky House Museum – FREE guided tours are offered every Wednesday at 12 Noon. Tours are limited to 15 guests, first-come, first-served.

Chicago Children’s Museum – FREE for all visitors every Thursday, 5-8 pm. FREE on the first Sunday of each month for children 15 and under.

Chicago History Museum – None this month

Clarke House Museum – CHICAGO’S OLDEST HOUSE – March 7, 14, 21 & 28

DuSable Museum of African American Art – March 4, 11, 18, 25

Field Museum March 1, 6

Glessner House Museum: – March 7, 14, 21 & 28

Jane Addams Hull House Museum – Free every day

Loyola University Museum of Art – March 6, 13, 20 & 27

Museum of Contemporary Art – March 6, 13, 20 & 27

Museum of Science and Industry – March 5

Museum of Surgical Science – Tuesdays

The National Museum of Mexican Art – Free Tuesdays to Sundays

Notebaert Nature Museum March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Shedd Aquarium – None this month

Smart Museum of Art at University of Chicago – Free every day

Swedish American Museum – March 13


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