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Here’s Every Free Day At The Shedd Aquarium In 2020

Admission will be free at the aquarium every day in February.

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DOWNTOWN — The Shedd Aquarium has released its schedule of free days for 2020.

The aquarium at 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive will have free admission for all Illinois residents during dozens of days throughout the year — including an all-free February on weekdays, according to the aquarium.

Those who want free admission will need to show proof of residency, and there’s a $3 transaction fee for residents who reserve free day tickets online.

The Shedd is typically open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

Here’s the schedule of free days:

January

Free Jan. 16-20 with hours extended until 9 p.m. Jan. 20.

February

Free Monday-Friday throughout February with hours extended until 9 p.m. Feb. 17.

June

June 16-16 and 22-23 with hours extended until 7 p.m. on free days.

August

Aug. 24-25 with hours extended until 7 p.m. on free days.

September

Sept. 8-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30. Some days will have extended hours, with more information available online.

October

Oct. 5-7 with hours extended until 9 p.m. on Oct. 6.

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