Free museum admission for CPS students offered this week

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The Art Institute of Chicago is one of 12 museums offering free admission to CPS students this week. (Michael Shin / DNAinfo)

DOWNTOWN — Chicago Public Schools students will be able to head to a dozen museums during their last week of summer vacation — free of charge.

The mayor’s office announced Saturday that 12 museums will give free general admission to the students. A parent or caregiver can get free admission, too.

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The savings amounts to $20 or more per person for some of the museums, although some of the museums participating are already free.

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