Please Note: Because the East End entrance is closed to the public, we recommend that visitors park either in the Museum’s underground garage or at Museum Center Park for easy access to the Museum.
The Museum has an air conditioned/heated underground parking garage, accessible from Michigan Street or Lincoln Memorial Drive. Disabled parking is available.
15 minutes or less
15 minutes–1 hour
12 or more hours
Special Events Parking
Museum Center Park garage is directly west of the Museum. Hourly/daily rates vary.
Members receive parking discounts at both the Calatrava and Museum Center Park garages. Read our Member parking FAQ.
Additional Parking Information
- War Memorial north lot: just north of the Museum on Lincoln Memorial Dr. Daily rates vary.
- Metered parking: on city streets near the Museum. Weekday rates up to $1/hour.
- US Bank parking structure: accessible from Michigan, Cass, or Clybourne St., for evenings and weekends only. $5 rate.
For more parking options visit Park Milwaukee.
Milwaukee County Transit bus routes 14, 30, 33, and Gold Line, and Freeway Flyers serving the suburbs, bring guests to within two blocks of the Museum. Please visit the MCTS website for the latest information.
Amtrak trains serve the Milwaukee (MKE) station, 1.3 miles west of the Museum. Trains frequently travel between Chicago and Milwaukee on a daily basis.
Bike racks are available on the Museum grounds. The Oak Leaf bike trail passes right alongside the Museum.