Museum of Contemporary Art

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What you'll do

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is the place to go for art and culture. 

Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Get general admission to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
  • Explore the ever-changing exhibitions.
  • Visit plenty of other Chicago attractions with your pass.

The MCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art institutions. Enjoy cutting-edge art displays and rotating exhibits, featuring works from both up-and-coming artists and established icons.

Among its permanent collection and rotating exhibits, you'll see works that extend across a wide range of time, art movements, and media, highlighting the living artists of today. The MCA often pairs exhibits with a variety of programs, boasting a calendar full of exciting events. Be sure to check the official website before you visit to see what’s happening, from live arts and artist talks to family days and workshops.

MCA Chicago highlights

Chicago Works – learn about the ground-breaking artists of Chicago’s contemporary art scene as you explore these rotating exhibits.

The Atrium Project – rotating large-scale art installations, ranging from sculpture to works on the wall, are featured in the MCA’s Kovler Atrium.

Marisol Restaurant & Bar – experience unique culinary offerings at this Bib Gourmand Michelin-awarded restaurant and bar surrounded by immersive wall paintings designed by renowned artist Chris Ofili.

The Sculpture Garden – grab a drink from the bar and relax on the terrace, taking in a quiet moment within bustling downtown Chicago.

Scavenger Hunt – ask for a pamphlet at the front desk and journey through the MCA to complete this fun-filled scavenger hunt that will engage the entire family.


Go City is a better way to sightsee. Your pass includes Museum of Contemporary Art tickets, plus admission to dozens of top Chicago attractions for one money-saving price.

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Getting in

Just show your pass at the Museum of Contemporary Art admission counter and you're in.



Parking is located on Chicago Avenue just west of Fairbanks Court and adjacent to the museum. The carpark does not provide direct access to the museum. When you exit the carpark, simply turn right and walk west up Chicago Avenue. Our entrances face Mies Van Der Rohe Way.

Pass perk

Get 10% off one item at the MCA store - just show your pass!

Please note: children 18 and under go for free at this attraction.

For more information, visit the MCA website.

Museum of Contemporary Art tickets help

Simply ask our help team if you have any questions. 

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Tuesday: 10AM–9PM
Wednesday – Sunday: 10AM–5PM

Closings & holidays

Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Museum of Contemporary Art


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