The Field Museum is giving us the best gift of all this December, a list of free days for next year.

Bringing your kids to a Chicago museum is an experience they'll remember forever.

The cost, however, will burn a hole in your pocket for months.

Except when it's free!

Just this morning, The Field Museum announced the free days for 2018 in an email press release.

The Field Museum’s Free Days are back in 2018! This includes an entire month of free basic admission for Illinois residents during Free February, plus additional specific free days in January and June.

The press release continued with the list of dates: January 3, 4, 15, 27, 28; February 1-28; June 20, 21, 22.

This is a deal for Illinois residents only, and if you have any questions you can email

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