Hours & Admission


Monday – Wednesday:


Friday – Sunday:

10 am – 5 pm

10 am – 8 pm

10 am – 5 pm

Thursday Evenings
(Kraft Free Family Night)
 5 – 8 pm

Member Mornings
(Open early for Chicago
Children's Museum members only)


9am, Friday & Sunday

We're open and ready to play every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Members FREE
Children Under One FREE
Children & Adults $14
Seniors $13

Buy Tickets Online

ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) Reciprocal Program: 50% off general admission for eligible members of participating institutions, valid for up to 6 people per membership.

Target Free First Sundays

First Sunday of every month
Free admission all day for ages 15 and under

Kraft Free Family Night

Thursday evenings, 5 – 8pm
Free admission for everyone.
Groups of 18 or more must register by calling (312) 464-8249.

Chicago Children's Museum Online Coupon

Print the museum's current coupon and present it at the admissions desk!