Hours and Admission

Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Adults $20
Seniors $15
Students (with I.D.) $10
Educators (with I.D.) $10
Children 12 & under FREE
Active Military (with I.D.) FREE
Museum Members FREE

Note: The Museum will have free admission on Saturday, March 23. Since we would not be able to accommodate all guests, guided tours will not be offered.

General Admission

Advance ticket purchase is now available for general admission.

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Guided Tours
We highly recommend purchasing tickets for our guided tours in advance as they do sell-out. Our tours include discussion of the history and architecture of the building, the Museum’s collections, and highlights of the special exhibition. Your guided tour ticket includes general admission.

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The Museum is closed Mondays, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


Our address is 40 East Erie Street, Chicago, IL

The Driehaus Museum is located on the north-east corner of Wabash and Erie, just two blocks west of Michigan Avenue.


Elevators service all three floors of the Driehaus Museum. The wheelchair accessible entrance is located at 50 East Erie Street, next door to the museum’s main entrance.


While we do not offer parking onsite, the Museum validates the following garage:
ROW Self-Park
50 East Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611

The rate is $15 for up to 6 hours.

Additional parking options are available through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot, visit the Richard H. Driehaus Museum SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.


Our photography policy is available in our FAQ section.