When weather conditions and wind speeds permit, the Burke Brise Soleil (“wings”) opens with the Museum, closes and reopens at noon, and closes again when the Museum closes. See Museum hours below.
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Closed early, at 3 p.m., on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
Admission includes access to the collection galleries and all exhibitions. Please review the visitor guidelines below before reserving tickets.
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Students, Seniors (65+), Military
Kids 12 & Under
Thanks to Kohl’s
Wisconsin K–12 Teachers
With valid school ID or pay stub
Directions + Parking
Get to the Museum by bike, bus, or car. The Reiman Bridge, a pedestrian suspension bridge, connects the Museum campus to downtown Milwaukee. The nearest bus stop is located at the intersection of Prospect Ave and Mason Street. Bike racks are available on the Museum grounds. The Oak Leaf bike trail passes right alongside the Museum.
Two accessible parking garages offer convenient access to the Museum.
Calatrava Underground Parking Garage
The Calatrava underground parking garage is air conditioned/heated and offers accessible parking spaces. It is located south of the Museum on N. Art Museum Drive, which is accessed from Michigan Street or Lincoln Memorial Drive.
15 minutes or less
15 minutes–1 hour
12 hours or more
Museum Center Park Garage
The Museum Center Park garage is located on Lincoln Memorial Drive, directly west of the Museum. If traveling from the garage to the Museum via the Reiman Bridge, visitors can access an elevator to reach the main entrance.
Up to 1 hour
12 or more hours
Special Events Parking
Members receive parking discounts at both the Calatrava and Museum Center Park garages. Read our Member parking FAQ.
Amenities + Accessibility
See the Museum map.
- Food and beverage offerings are not available at this time. Water fountains are available throughout the campus. Food and drink are not permitted in the galleries.
- Elevators are located at the entrance for access to and from the Reiman Bridge and inside the Museum for access to all levels.
- The Museum is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Wheelchairs, if needed, are available from the admissions desk.
- Service animals and Segways used for mobility are welcome.
- Backpack baby carriers, umbrellas, and bags larger than 13 × 17 in. are not permitted in the galleries. Lockers are available to store these, and any other items carried on your back, on the East End and in the Quadracci Pavilion.
During Your Visit
See current exhibitions and plan ahead by exploring exhibitions opening soon.
Browse the collection galleries to see paintings, drawings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, and more from antiquity to the present day.
Explore the works on view and the building architecture with free audio guides, easily accessible from your mobile device.
Have fun in the galleries by visiting the ArtPack Station to pick up Museum Moments cards, SketchPacks, Family Guides, and more.
Treat yourself or shop for others from the curated selection of art-inspired gifts at the Museum Store.
Dining: On-campus food and beverage venues are not available at this time. Our visitor services representatives can provide information and directions to nearby eateries to enjoy after your visit.
What to Expect
Please read these visitor guidelines before making your reservation. By reserving your ticket (below), you agree to help support a safe environment for all visitors and staff. See our full terms and policies.
I Agree to...
Wear a Mask: Staff and visitors will wear masks at all times while in the Museum.
Be Kind: Please be kind to our staff and each other. Respect the directions of the staff, as well as any gallery closures.
Keep a Safe Distance: Be mindful of maintaining a safe social distance between yourself and staff or other visitors. Please do not touch the art, as fingers (toes, elbows) cause immediate damage, leaving oils and dirt behind.
Be Camera Conscious: Photography, without flash or bright light, for personal use is permitted. Selfie sticks and autonomous or radio-controlled devices (drones) are not permitted anywhere in the Museum. Photo shoots, commercial photography, and tripod usage require special arrangements.
Check Yourself: Declare that you are currently not exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19. If, after making this reservation and prior to your Museum visit, you become ill or learn that you have been exposed, please contact us at 414-224-3200 or email@example.com to reschedule your visit or arrange a refund.
COVID-19 is extremely contagious, and the risk of exposure exists in any location. The precautions listed here are intended to minimize your risk of contracting COVID-19 but are not a guarantee of your safety.