Looking for an excuse to visit your favorite Chicago museum over the next few months? You’re in luck: Some of the city’s best attractions—including places like the Art Institute of Chicago and the Field Museum—offer free admission days to lure in visitors. And if you're a Chicago Public Library cardholder, you can also score free perks, including museum passes. Heads up that many of the spots on our list require proof of Illinois residence to qualify for free entry, but even if you’re an out-of-towner, you’ll find plenty of good options among a select list of museums that offer free admission year-round. So take a look through and start planning your next cultural excursion.
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