The Museum is now open. Learn about our safety protocols and plan your visit.

The Burke Brise Soleil Flapping at MAM

See the Burke Brise Soleil (“wings”) open and close Friday–Sunday at 10 a.m., noon, and 5 p.m., as weather permits.


Fri–Sun, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
(Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day)


Tickets are timed, and are required to enter the Museum. Please see the visitor Code of Conduct, and reserve your tickets in advance online.*

Please note:

  • For now, only the first floor is open to visitors. See the map.
  • The on-site store and food and beverage offerings are not available with this initial reopening phase; please shop 24/7 at
  • The East End entrance is closed; we recommend that you park either in the Calatrava garage or at Museum Center Park for a shorter walk to the main entrance.
  • Elevator access to the Museum from the Calatrava garage and Reiman Bridge is not currently available. If stairs present a challenge, please use the disabled parking spaces on south Art Museum Drive.
    We apologize for any inconvenience.



Students, Seniors (65+), Military


Museum Members

Learn more about membership


Kids 12 & Under

Thanks to Kohl’s


Wisconsin K–12 Teachers

With valid school ID or pay stub


Reserve your timed ticket »

*Ticket reservations may be made up to two weeks in advance.

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 at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Backpack baby carriers are not permitted in the galleries; store these, as well as other backpacks, bags larger than 13 × 17 in., and umbrellas in your car. Lockers are not available.

What You Can Expect When You Visit

A Dedicated Path

  • One dedicated path through the first floor of the Museum that showcases favorite works and encourages social distancing
    • Get reacquainted with many of our greatest hits in unexpected ways, and see works that have never been on view.
    • See the map.
    • Take a deeper dive into the works on view—on your smartphone! Bring your earbuds, and explore more with free audio guides at

A Touchless Experience

  • Timed ticketing to keep your Museum visit even more touchless
    • We’ve been touchless since 1888.
  • Plexiglas at the admission desks

Safety First

  • Robust cleaning and disinfecting
  • Additional hand sanitizing stations

A Code of Conduct

  • An “I agree to remember the basics” to help protect everyone in our community: wear a mask, sanitize my hands, mind the signs, and more

Premier Partner:

Milwaukee Airport

Welcome and Thank You: Code of Conduct for Visitors

We are eager to welcome you back to the Museum, and have created an experience intended to help protect the health and safety of all our visitors.

I Agree

Please take a moment to read the following Visitor Code of Conduct before making your reservation to visit. By proceeding to reserve your ticket (below), you agree to follow these protocols and to support a safe environment. It will take us all. Be well, and thank you.

Wear Masks and Use Hand Sanitizer

Wear a Mask and Use Hand Sanitizer

Staff and visitors will wear masks at all times while in the Museum. Hand sanitizer is available for your use before entry and throughout your visit.

Keep a Safe Distance

Mind the Signs: Keep a Safe Social Distance

You will notice new signage to help everyone keep a safe social distance. Parking spaces and specific galleries will be blocked off. Look down to see decals to help gauge your proper distance.

Follow Floor Signs

Go with the Flow

We have a temporary, dedicated route through the Museum to ensure social distancing. For now, only the first floor is open to visitors. We ask that you follow the prescribed path and respect any gallery closures. Map here.

Temperature Checks

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, please contact us at 414-224-3200 or to arrange a refund. We’re in this together.

Be Kind

Be Kind

Please be kind to our staff and each other. Respect the directions of the staff. We are here to help, and are looking out for everyone’s health and safety.

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.

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Image: Timothy Hursley