Hours and Admission

The Schingoethe Center will re-open Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

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 tab for more information regarding tours and field trips.

Museum Summer Hours

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

Please note: the Museum will be closed the month of August for the installation of new exhibits.


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

Admission is FREE to:

  • Aurora University students, staff, and faculty
  • American Alliance of Museums (AAM) members
  • International Council of Museums (ICOM) members
  • Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) members
  • Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) members
  • Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) members