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:
Free Jan. 16-20 with hours extended until 9 p.m. Jan. 20.
Free Monday-Friday throughout February with hours extended until 9 p.m. Feb. 17.
June 16-16 and 22-23 with hours extended until 7 p.m. on free days.
Aug. 24-25 with hours extended until 7 p.m. on free days.
Sept. 8-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30. Some days will have extended hours, with more information available online.
Oct. 5-7 with hours extended until 9 p.m. on Oct. 6.
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