Ticket Information

Ticket Information

General Admission Pricing

Adult Admission*: $15.00
Senior (65+): $10.00
Student (12-22): $8.00
Child (5-11): $6.00
Retired/active Military personnel & up to 5 family members: Free**
Members: Free

We welcome our last visitors of the day ONE HOUR before closing. Last visitors are admitted at 4:00 pm when the Museum closes at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm when Museum closes at 8:00 pm. 

Take a Stand Center

A General Admission ticket includes access to the Take a Stand Center; however, visitors must reserve a separate ticket for the Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Story Experience in order to access the theater.

Special Exhibitions

All special exhibitions are included in the cost of admission.

How To Purchase Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at the admissions window at the Museum or online via the following links:

Member Admission

Members receive unlimited free admissions to all exhibitions.

Learn more about Membership >

Tours and Group Visits

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The Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center-Chicago North Shore and the Residence Inn Chicago Wilmette are the preferred hotels of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.

For additional lodging options, dining, transportation and activities on the North Shore, visit the Chicago’s North Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau.

**Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. The program runs from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, 2018 through Labor Day, September 3, 2018.

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as Active Duty and Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.

Illinois Holocaust Museum is proud to extend this offer to retired military personnel as well.

Bank of America’s Museums on Us Program

Visitors who present a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch ATM, credit or debit card, along with photo identification, will receive free admission on the first full weekend of each month. Admission benefits are not transferable and are valid for the cardholder only.

2018 Bank of America’s Museums on Us weekends are:

Jan. 6-7, Feb. 3-4, March 3-4, April 7-8, May 5-6, June 2-3, July 7-8, Aug. 4-5, Sept. 1-2, Oct. 6-7, Nov. 3-4, Dec. 1-2.




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