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Free Admission to Downtown Museums on Martin Luther King Day

 The Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive.
The Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive.
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DOWNTOWN — Admission to three of Chicago's best-known museums will be free to Illinois residents on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

Free general admission will last until 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at Adler Planetarium, 5 p.m. at the Field Museum, and until 6 p.m. that day at Shedd Aquarium. The Field and Shedd open at 9 a.m., and Adler opens at 9:30 a.m. 

Discounted all-access packages will also be available to Illinois residents Jan. 18 at the three museums. The discounts are:

• Adler All-Access Pass: $17.95 for adults, $16.95 for children.
• Field All-Access Pass: $20 for adults; $17 for seniors and students, $14 for children.
• Shedd Total Experience Pass: $31.95 for adults; $24.95 for children.

All three institutions are in the city's "Museum Campus" off South Lake Shore Drive. 

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