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Chicago offers a large array of cultural institutions. From gazing at the stars at the Alder Planetarium to exploring the sea at the Shedd Aquarium, the Chicago area museums are fun for the whole family. These museums are even more fun when admission is free from Bank of America Museums on Us.

In the Chicago area, five museums are participating this program. The museums are Adler Planetarium, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago History Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and Shedd Aquarium.

Museums on Us is offered the first full weekend of the month. For the month of December, the dates are December 7 and 8.

Bank of America believes the arts have a unique ability to connect people and communities, and help local economies thrive. Through Museums on Us, Bank of America is able to provide its customers with free access to artistic and cultural experiences across the United States at some of the nation’s most celebrated cultural institutions ranging from art, children’s and history museums to aquariums and science centers.

Simply present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution, the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows. Not to be combined with other offers.

As part of Museums on Us, more than 150 leading U.S. cultural institutions, in 31 states across the country, welcome bank cardholders in for free on the first full weekend of each month. For more information about Museums on Us, visit: http://museums.bankofamerica.com.

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