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Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium And Other Museums Will Stay Open Late Friday To Celebrate Chicago Reopening

Chicago — and the rest of Illinois — will move into Phase 5 of reopening Friday.

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CHICAGO — Some of Chicago’s most popular museums will stay open late Friday to celebrate the city’s reopening during the coronavirus pandemic.

Chicago — and the rest of Illinois — will move into Phase 5 of reopening on Friday. All capacity restrictions will be lifted and businesses will be allowed open — including large and frequently visited spots like the Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium.

To celebrate, several museums plan to stay open late that day, according to a Mayor’s Office news release. They’ll resume normal hours after Friday.

Here’s the lineup:

Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive: Open until 9 p.m. Friday.

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive:: Open until 9 p.m. Friday.

DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Place: Open until 10 p.m. Friday.

Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive: Open until 10 p.m. Friday.

National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, 3015 W. Division St.: Open until 10 p.m. Friday.

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