Tickets are available to purchase online and at the Museum ticket counters.
To charge by phone, call the Museum at (773) 684-1414.
|General Admission for Chicago residents1||$15||$14||$10|
1 Chicago residents receive a discount on general admission:
$3 off for adults & seniors, $1 off for children. Available only at Museum ticket counters.
|General Admission + Omnimax + four|
other Chicago attractions = big savings!
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|Senior/Student*, Teachers**, National***||$20 off|
* Senior (ages 60+) and Student discounts apply to Individual or Individual Premium levels. Students must present school ID for this membership level. ** Illinois teachers receive a $20 discount on any level. *** National members (living 100 miles or more from MSI) receive a $20 discount on any level.
|Member - Individual||$20|
|Member - Individual Premium||$14|
|Member - Household/Household Premium||FREE|
Garage clearance is 8' 2". For motorcoach and bus parking information, click here.
Illinois Free Days
2013 Illinois Free Day Schedule
Illinois residents receive free general admission1 on the following dates:
|January 2013||7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-31|
|February||6, 13, 20, 27|
|September||9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30|
1 On Illinois Free Days, general admission is free for all Illinois residents who show valid proof of residency. No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Illinois Free Days. Omnimax films, Coal Mine, the optional U-505 onboard tour, and certain temporary exhibits are not included in general admission, and require separate admission. See Ticket Prices on Illinois Free Days and Parking.
- General admission does not include parking, special exhibits, Omnimax® movies or U-505 on-board tours.
- Telephone orders may be subject to a processing fee (for non-members) and cannot be made on day of visit. Exhibits requiring a timed tickets may sell out; please purchase your tickets in advance.
- Chicago residents receive a discount on general admission: $3 off for adults and seniors, $1 off for children. Available only at Museum ticket counters.
- Active military personnel, Chicago firefighters and police officers, and Illinois teachers (pre-K through 12th grades) receive free general admission with current I.D. (see Frequently Asked Questions for details). Available only at Museum ticket counters.
Chicago Public Library cardholders may also take advantage of Chicago Public Library Great Kids Museum Passports.
Special rates available for school and tour groups of 15 or more with four-week advance reservation. For details, see Groups.
Omnimax is a trademark of Imax Corporation, Mississauga, Canada.
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- Happening Now
A stunning look inside the animal kingdom from the creators of BODY WORLDS.
A visually stunning exploration of our planet's perilous ring of orbiting debris.
- Coming Soon
Join us for hands-on projects, student discussions, live science experiences and more!
Revisit the memorable architectural and visual design of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair.
Plan Your Visit
- First Timers
- Is it your first time to visit the Museum, or just been a while?
- Return Visits
- See what’s new and exciting at the Museum!
- We offer a wide-range of fun, exclusive Members-only events.
- Field Trips
- Find suggested activities by age group and subject matter.