We believe art should be accessible to everyone. Your admission fee supports our exhibitions and programs. But to encourage more people to visit and visit often, the MCA has a pay-what-you-can policy—no one will be turned away.
$8 Students, teachers, and seniors
Free for MCA Members and anyone 18 and under.
As a Blue Star Museum, we are free for members of the military and police and fire departments and veterans
Visitors with disabilities and their caregivers receive free admission.
Admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesdays
$3 tickets for up to six individuals when visitors present their LINK (EBT) Card as part of the Museums for All program.
Illinois elementary and high school teachers receive free admission. Simply present a valid teacher ID at the admissions desk.
Call us at 312-280-2660 or email [email protected] to learn about other special offers and discounts as well as partnerships with universities, corporations, and other organizations that include free admission.
Admission is valid all day. Feel free to come and go as you please, just make sure to save your receipt and admission tab.
Visiting in a large group? Groups of 10 or more receive discounted admission when they book and prepay at least two weeks in advance. To purchase advance group admission, call 312-397-4010.
Private tours are also available. Please call 312-397-3898 for more information.