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Chicago museums are some of the most popular attractions in the city (and among the finest institutions in the world), but the price of admission can add up fast—especially if you're visiting multiple places in a single day. Luckily, it's possible to stroll through the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago or get lost in the Museum of Science and Industry's mirror maze without having to reach into your wallet. Popular institutions throughout the city offer free museum days, allowing Illinois residents to spend a gratis afternoon or evening enjoying the exhibitions (another great perk of living in Chicago). Whether you're looking for things to do in the Loop or want to explore a collection of vintage buttons in Logan Square, we've assembled a long list of free museum days Chicago residents and visitors can take advantage of.