Enjoy some excellent free admission days in April 2012 at Chicago Museums! There are lots of free Chicago museum days in April 2012, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chicago Children’s Museum ! 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 April 2012 for Illinois residents! . 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 Art Institute of Chicago – April 4, 11
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 (April 1) for children 15 and under.
Chicago History Museum – None this month
Clarke House Museum – CHICAGO’S OLDEST HOUSE – April 4, 11, 18 & 25
DuSable Museum of African American Art – April 1, Closed Easter, 15, 22, 29
Field Museum – None this month
Jane Addams Hull House Museum – Free every day
Loyola University Museum of Art – April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Museum of Contemporary Art – April 3, 10, 17 & 24
Museum of Science and Industry – April 19
Museum of Surgical Science – Tuesdays
The National Museum of Mexican Art – Free Tuesdays to Sundays
Notebaert Nature Museum April 5, 12, 19, 26
Shedd Aquarium – None this month
Smart Museum of Art at University of Chicago – Free every day
Swedish American Museum – April 10