Visit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for up-to-date information on highway lane closures and road construction. I-794 Lake Freeway/Hoan Bridge project closures are in effect.

Directions


North
Directions to the Museum arriving from the north: Take I-43 south and merge onto I-794 east. Exit on Van Buren Street. Take Van Buren St north 1 block, followed by a right turn (east) onto Michigan Street. Continue eastbound on Michigan St, past Lincoln Memorial Drive. Turn left onto Art Museum Drive to the Milwaukee Art Museum on your right.
Directions from the Museum heading north: Turn left (south) onto Lincoln Memorial Drive. Continue on Lincoln Memorial Drive to the I-794 westbound entrance ramp on your right (west). Travel on I-794 west and merge onto I-43 north.
Airport (South Side)
Take I-794 north and exit at Lincoln Memorial Drive. Stay right in exit ramp and turn right onto Michigan St. Continue east on Michigan St. for 1 block. Turn left onto Art Museum Drive. The Museum is on your right.
Directions from the Museum heading south: Turn left (south) onto Lincoln Memorial Drive. Continue on Lincoln Memorial Drive to the I-794 westbound entrance ramp on your right (west). Follow I-794 west and merge onto I-94/I-43 south toward Chicago. Continue 5 miles, and follow ramp to Gen Mitchell Intl Airport (exit 318).
West
Travel east on I-94 E and merge onto I-794 E to the Van Buren Street exit ramp. Take Van Buren St north 1 block, followed by a right turn (east) onto Michigan Street. Continue eastbound on Michigan St, past Lincoln Memorial Drive. Turn left onto Art Museum Drive to the Milwaukee Art Museum on your right.
Directions from the Museum heading west: Turn left (south) onto Lincoln Memorial Drive. Continue on Lincoln Memorial Drive to the I-794 westbound entrance ramp on your right (west). Follow I-794 west and merge onto I-94.
Chicago
Travel west on I-94. Take exit 310C toward Lakefront. Keep left at the fork, follow signs and merge onto I-794 E. to the the Van Buren Street exit ramp. Take Van Buren St north 1 block, followed by a right turn (east) onto Michigan Street. Continue eastbound on Michigan St, past Lincoln Memorial Drive. Turn left onto Art Museum Drive to the Milwaukee Art Museum on your right.
Directions from the Museum to Chicago: Turn left (south) onto Lincoln Memorial Drive. Continue on Lincoln Memorial Drive to the I-794 westbound entrance ramp on your right (west). Follow I-794 west and merge onto I-94/I-43 south to Chicago.

Updated 9/14/2015

Parking


The Museum has an air conditioned/heated underground parking garage, accessible from Michigan Street or Lincoln Memorial Drive. Handicap parking available.

Parking Rates:
15 min or less: Free
15 min - 1 hour: $5
1–2 hours: $7
2–3 hours: $9
3–6 hours: $11
6–12 hours: $16
12 hours or more: $26
Special Events Parking: Varies

Member Discount: 5 visit pass for $25.

Additional Parking Information


  • War Memorial north lot: just north of the Museum on Lincoln Memorial Dr. Daily rates vary.
  • O’Donnell Park garage is directly west of the Museum. Hourly/daily rates vary.
  • Metered parking is available on city streets near the Museum. Weekday rates up to $1/hour; free on Saturday.
  • US Bank parking structure is accessible from Michigan, Cass, or Clybourne St. evenings and weekends only. $5 rate.
  • For more parking options visit www.parkmilwaukee.com.

Transportation


Milwaukee County Transit bus routes 14 and Gold Line stop on Prospect Ave., across O’Donnell Park from the Museum. Routes 12, 23, 30, 31, 33, and 137 serve the Downtown Transit Center on Wisconsin Ave. at Cass St., one block west of the Museum.

Ozaukee County Express route 143 runs on weekdays. It stops at the Downtown Transit Center one block west of the Museum, with service from Cedarburg, Fredonia, Grafton, Mequon, Port Washington and Saukville.

Amtrak trains serve the Milwaukee (MKE) station, 1.3 miles west of the Museum. There are 14 trains daily between Chicago and Milwaukee.

Accessibility


The Museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Wheelchairs, if needed, are available from the Admissions Desk. Handicapped parking is available in the underground parking garage. Backpack baby carriers are not permitted in the galleries. Service animals and Segways used for mobility are welcome at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Biking


Bike racks are available on the Museum grounds. The Oak Leaf bike trail passes right alongside the Museum.

Questions?


For more information, please contact the visitor services department at 414-224-3200 or