Museum Hours

Open daily 10:30–5:00
Thursday until 8:00

Museum Shop Hours

Open daily 10:30–5:30
Thursday until 8:00

The museum and shop are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Free Thursday Evenings

General admission is free to Illinois residents every Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. throughout the year.

Learn about other free admission opportunities.

One of TripAdvisor's Top Museums in the World—Five Years in a Row

2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017