Free Museum Admission on Museum Day in September

August 1, 2018

“Where will your curiosity lead you?” The Smithsonian Magazine not only wants to know the answer, but they will also lead you to hundreds of participating museums around the country where you can get in for FREE on Museum Day, September 22, and let your curiosity take you on a journey of discovery.

In the Chicago area, participating museums include:

  • American Writers Museum
  • Adler Planetarium
  • DuSable Museum of African-American History
  • The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
  • Swedish American Museum Association of Chicago
  • Willowbrook Wildlife Center
  • And many more.

For a complete listing of museums, go to, click on the “Find a Museum” button and enter your zip code to find Museum Day museums near you.

The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Tickets are available for you to download at the Smithsonian Museum Day web page.

Are you curious?