While some of Chicago’s museums have free admission days throughout the summer, many zoos, parks and museums across the city offer free admission for kids, year-round.
Set your alarm Friday for about 45 minutes before sunrise — otherwise you’ll miss it.
As warm summer temperatures hit Chicago, many residents and visitors are looking for ways to cool off and get some relief from the heat. And the city’s many museums are a great option.
Here’s a look at Chicago’s free museum days this summer.
For the first time in nearly two decades, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will all be visible in the Chicago area — at the same time — to the naked eye this week. And the best day to see it may be June 24.
Look up! For the first time in nearly two decades, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will all be visible in the Chicago area — at the same time — to the naked eye this week.
A stunning five-planet alignment will be visible in the sky for the month of June, making for a sight that hasn’t be seen in nearly two decades.
Chicago is filled with world-class zoos, parks and museums — and you can bring your kids to many of them, for free. Find out where.
Chicago is home to world class zoos, parks and museums — and you can bring your kids to many of them, for free. Here’s where.
While Springtime in Chicago brings daily chances of rain, there’s plenty to do inside. Here’s a look at free days at Chicago area-museums throughout the month of April.
Springtime in Chicago can be cold and rainy. Why not spend it inside at a museum – for free?
Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights, was spotted in the Midwest earlier this week, but can Chicagoans catch the sight Friday night?
Calling all Chicago early birds: Did you see the rare, partial lunar eclipse early this morning?
Re-watch the lunar eclipse as it happened over Chicago early Friday morning.
The Chicago area will likely be in for a show in the sky over the next week.
Fall’s return officially begins this week, and the Chicago area will see several signs of the new season, including the return of cooler temperatures.
While most of Chicago’s cultural institutions have reopened their doors, the Adler Planetarium won’t do so fully until next year
As Chicago continues to reopen in Phase 5, museums citywide have begun welcoming guests back for more hours and less restrictions.
Art on theMart, the digital art projection show on the front of Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, will open its 2021 season this week with planets and stars.
NASA will soon attempt to make history by landing another spacecraft on Mars, and the Adler Planetarium has some big plans. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter has the story.