|Chicago Art Institute (photo by David Paul Ohmer)|
This freebie is tied to a credit card, but its such a common one, I thought I'd spotlight it. Culture vultures might consider switching to Bank of America, just for this periodic free museum entry.
To help you decide whether you'd like to switch, click here. Bank of America's site lists the dates for the free museum entries (they occur the first full weekend of each month) as well as the names of the 151 participating museums across the United States. And these aren't secondary institutions. The Art Institute of Chicago participates, as do such varied institutions as the National Constitution Center, Seattle Art Museum, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Phillips Collection, The Great Lakes Science Center, the Houston Zoo, and The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
I can think of sillier reasons to take on a new credit card!