The DuSable Museum of African American History

Admission Information

DuSable Museum is conveniently located in Washington Park at the corner of 57th and Cottage Grove. Our address is 740 East 56th Place. Learn more about getting to DuSable Museum.

​MUSEUM ​ADMISSION PRICES

Adults $10.00
Students $7.00(w/ student ID)​
Seniors $5.00
Children Ages 6 to 11 $3.00
Children Under 5 FREE
DuSable ​Members FREE​ (with the exception of King Day)

​MUSEUM ADMISSION PRICES FOR CHICAGO RESIDENTS​

DuSable Museum offers special pricing to Chicago residents and students!

Adults $8.00
Students $7.00(w/ student ID)​
Seniors $5.00
Children Ages 6 to 11 $2.00
Children Under 5 FREE
DuSable ​Members FREE​ (with the exception of King Day)

Free Sundays

Admission is FREE to all on each Sunday of the year.

Military Admission

All Military Duty Personnel, all Branches, receives complimentary admission. Personnel must show ID or be in uniform. Active or Non-Active Duty Personnel/ POW’s (Illinois Residents); receives complimentary admission. Must show VA ID w/POW status on front.

Hours & Closure Days

Tuesday thru Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday Noon – 5pm

The Museum is closed to the public on the following days:

  • Closed Mondays
  • Easter
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year’s Day

Visitor Guidelines

We ask your help in maintaining our facility. Please note that the following are not permitted while visiting our galleries:

  • Animals
  • Backpacks or oversized bags
  • Food or Beverages
  • Photography or Video Cameras
  • Umbrellas

Accessibility

The DuSable Museum is handicapped accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available. Baby strollers are permitted throughout the facility. Strollers are not available for loan to visitors.

The Administration and Staff thank you for your cooperation while visiting the DuSable Museum of African American History.

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