Parking

Valet Parking

Due to street closures for Lollapalooza, valet service will be closed
Wednesday, August 1 through Sunday, August 5, 2018.

$28 per car (payment upon drop-off; cash only)*
Valet service is available at the Modern Wing entrance every day from 10:30 a.m, when the museum doors open, until one-half hour after closing.

*Rates are subject to change with citywide special events.


Nearby Public Garages

These garages are located underground below the parks adjacent to the museum. Please call (312) 616-0600 for lot and rate information. Drop-offs are permitted at the Millennium Park entrance. A traffic pull out is available from the eastbound lanes of Monroe Street.

  • Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage
    (entrance at Columbus Drive, north of Monroe Street and south of Randolph Street)
  • Grant Park South Garage 
    (entrances at Michigan Avenue, at Van Buren and south of Adams streets)
  • Grant Park North Garage 
    (entrances at Michigan Avenue, north of Monroe Street and south of Randolph Street)

Warning concerning Columbus Drive Street Parking

Both sides of Columbus Drive immediately east of the museum are "No Parking" zones from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., and violators will be towed. Call (312) 744-7550 for towing information.

Accessible parking is located in the following garages near the Art Institute:

  • Millennium Park Garage (enter at Columbus Drive and Monroe Street), with 8’ clearance in limited sections and an elevator at the exit
  • Grant Park North Garage (enter at Michigan Avenue between Madison and Randolph), with 8' 3" clearance in limited sections and an elevator at the exit

Group Parking

For information about bus parking, please visit the Choose Chicago Motorcoach information page.