Several Chicago-area museums taking part in Smithsonian Magazine’s free Museum Day.

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This Saturday is the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day.

Institutions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer free admission to anyone with a museum day ticket.

Around Chicago, the Adler Planetarium, the Dusable Museum of African American History, The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum are included.  There’s more than a dozen other museums in the city and suburbs will be taking part.

You can download tickets online by visiting Smithsonian Magazine’s website through 3 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets provide free admission for two people.

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