Driving to MSI? Allow extra travel time due to nearby traffic. Learn more

Watch for traffic near MSI due to nearby lane closures.

One southbound lane of DuSable Lake Shore Drive from 57th Drive to Hayes Drive is closed for roadway work related to the Obama Presidential Center. This may cause slowdowns near the southbound 57th Drive exit toward MSI, so allow a little extra time if driving or taking CTA express buses. Visit the CDOT site for more info.

now through August 21, 2022

Summer Hours

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

See below for dates with hours exceptions.
Regular hours (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) resume Monday, August 22.
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Regular Hours

Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Upcoming exceptions

  • August 2022

    Monday, August 1 – Sunday, August 21
    9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • September 2022

    Saturday, September 3
    9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Sunday, September 4
    11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Saturday, September 17
    9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Sunday, September 25
    11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • October 2022

    Thursday, October 27
    9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (early close)
    Members only from 
    3 p.m. – 8 p.m. for Boo Fest Member Day.

  • November 2022

    Wednesday, November 23
    9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving
    CLOSED
    Friday, November 25 - Sunday, November 27
    9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • December 2022

    Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4
    Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11
    Saturday, December 17 - Friday, December 23
    9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Saturday, December 24
    9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Sunday, December 25 Christmas
    CLOSED

    Monday, December 26 - Friday, December 30
    9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Saturday, December 31
    9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.