Free in Chicago

Just the places with no-fee hours in Chicago. Here's the text version.

# places


Include:

Museums
Expos
Children

This table includes only regular weekly scheduled free/suggested-fee hours. Monthly times are listed on the right. For a full listing and schedule of places, go to the Chicago places page

The Fee column (which is rounded – click through to see any fractional dollar/euro) indicates the standard fee or suggested donation.
Hours Chart: Free/Suggested-Fee
Name Category Fee Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.
ArchiCenter Museum
9–6:30
9:30–6:30
9:30–6:30
9:30–6:30
9:30–6:30
9–6:30
9–6:30
Chicago Cultural Center Expo
10–6
8–7
8–7
8–7
8–7
8–6
9–6
Jane Addams Hull House Museum Museum
$5
12–4
10–4
10–4
10–4
10–4
Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago Museum
$12
10–5
10–8
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
Museum Of Contemporary Photography Museum
12–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–8
10–5
10–5
National Museum of Mexican Art Museum
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
Oriental Institute Museum Museum
$7
12–6
10–6
10–8:30
10–6
10–6
10–6
Smart Museum of Art Museum
11–5
10–4
10–4
10–8
10–4
11–5
Smith Museum of Stained Glass Museum
10–8
10–8
10–8
10–8
10–8
10–10
10–10
Spertus Institute Museum
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
10–5
Art Institute of Chicago Museum
$18
5–8
Chicago Children's Museum Children
$12
10–8
Chicago History Museum Museum
$14
9:30–4:30
DuSable Museum of African American History Museum
$10
12–5
Glessner House Museum Museum
$10
1–3
Loyola University Museum of Art Museum
$6
11–8
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Museum
$9
9–5