Taking the family to Chicago for a full day of fun is never usually cheap, so when the time comes that you can get into some of the city's best attractions for free, you HAVE to take advantage of it!

Do whatever you have to do now so your schedule allows you to hit up as many of these attractions as you can this month.

Here's the days and the Chicago attractions where Illinois residents get free admission in September:

  • Adler Planetarium - September 9-16
  • Field Museum - September 15, 16, 17 and 30
  • Museum of Science and Industry - September 9–12, 16–19, 23–26 and 30
  • Shedd Aquarium - Illinois residents get in for free EVERYDAY though September 30.

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