Adler, Field, Shedd Offer Free Admission On Presidents Day

CHICAGO (STMW) — Some of the city’s museums will be free-of-charge with extended hours on Presidents Day.

The Adler Planetarium, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium will have free general admission for Illinois residents on Feb. 16, according to a statement from an Adler spokesman.

Proof of Illinois residency must be provided to get a free ticket. Residents can also get all-access passes for a discounted price, the statement said.

Hours of operation for each museum:

-Adler Planetarium at 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

-Field Museum at 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

-Shedd Aquarium at 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2015. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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