There are 3 ticketing options for the Museum
General Admission Tickets
A general ticketing option that allows you to choose additional experiences when you arrive at the museum. This is a great option if you want a flexible museum experience.
Docent-led tours are available to Museum visitors on a drop-in basis, subject to docent availability. The tour begins at 2:00 p.m. every day and lasts 90 minutes. Tours are first come, first serve. Sign up at the information desk upon arrival.
General Admission + The Last Goodbye
The Last Goodbye is 15-minute immersive virtual reality experience following Holocaust Survivor Pinchas Gutter’s visit to the site of the Nazi death camp Majdanek in Poland.
Reserving your spot for The Last Goodbye is highly encouraged as the experience allows only 12 guests a day. Please arrive at the Prtizker Hall of Reflection at least 15 minutes prior to start time.
General Admission + The Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Story Experience
Using groundbreaking interactive technology, Holocaust survival stories are told by the very people who lived through them.
If you would like a ticket to both the Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Story Experience and The Last Goodbye, check in at the information desk upon arrival at the museum.
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: 50% Off
Disabled visitors (with Federal ID) – 50% off
The Museum will not deny entry for visitors unable to pay admission rates.
Groups of 10 or more, contact Group Sales at 847.967.4849 for group rates. Learn more about group rates >
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.
Special Exhibitions – All special exhibitions are included in the cost of admission.
Member Admission – Members receive unlimited free admissions to all exhibitions.
Wheelchairs are available at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. They are located in the coat check on the main level.
We offer elevators that access all three public levels of the Museum.
Accessible restrooms are available on every level of the Museum.