Free Things to Do in Chicago

Navy Pier at night

There is a lot of fun to be
had in Chicago for free!

Be sure to check out Chicago Free for information on events happening in Chicago during your stay!

Lincoln Park Zoo

Navy Pier

Chicago Cultural Center

Zebra photo
Stained Glass

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows

located at Navy Pier

Chicago Children’s Museum

Free the first Sunday of every month for kids 15 and under

Chicago Water Tower

Water Tower

The only building downtown to survive the Chicago
Fire of 1871

Museum of Contemporary Art

Free on Tuesdays from 5-8 pm

Spertus Museum

Free on Wednesdays from 10 am to noon

International Museum of Surgical Science

Free on Tuesdays from 10 am to 4 pm

Daley Center Plaza