Hours and Admission
Daily, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Currently open 7 days a week. Closed on Mondays after Labor Day through February.
- Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
- See free and special days
Admission tickets can be purchased online or through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-820-6214 in advance or day-of at the museum Box Office. Tickets are non-refundable.
Youth under 2 are free. Youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Members visit free, and save $1 on guest admissions.
The museum accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, as well as cash, checks, and travelers checks.
Free parking is available in the museum’s parking garage on the west side of Illinois Street. Please note: you are not permitted to leave an animal in your vehicle in the museum’s parking garage, surface lots, or elsewhere on museum property.
For more information, contact:
Customer Service Center