Hours and Admission

Museum Hours During the Academic Year

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday -  Sunday Closed

Please note: The center is closed on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays observed by the University. Irregular hours may be held during University term breaks.  Please call (630) 844-7843 to confirm hours of operation.

Group tours are by appointment. Please see the Educational Resources page for more information regarding tours and field trips.

Museum Summer Hours

The museum will be closed for the summer starting May 9th, 2016. Due to reopen Fall 2016. Check back for updates.


Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

The following is a list of our suggested donations.  Your admission donations help us to provide services, exhibits, and programs to the larger community.

Adults $3.00 donation
Children under 12 $1.00 donation
Students and seniors $2.00 donation
Family $7.00 maximum donation