General Information

One-stop for all the information you need to discover the museum with your family, friends, or any group that Is looking for a unique experience that highlights and explores the numerous tribal communities across the United States. Canada, and the Sub Artic.

COVID-19 Closure

Staff is currently working behind the scenes to transform your museum experience in accordance with CDC and State of Illinois guidelines. 

Please consider donating as we invest in safety-related updates.

 Public Hours

Monday: (Closed)

Tuesday-Wednesday: 10:00AM- 5:00PM 

Thursday 10:00AM-8:00PM

Friday-Saturday:  10:00AM-5:00PM

Sunday: 12:00PM-4:00PM

Holiday Closures: New Years Eve and Day: Easter Sunday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve and Day

Public Hours

Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday-Wednesday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
Friday-Saturday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM 4:00 PM

Holiday Closures: New Years Eve and Day: Easter Sunday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve and Day

Directions

Address: 3001 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201

Driving Directions

Metered and free street parking is available on Central Street in front of the museum. Free parking is located behind the museum building. Enter the parking lot from Central Park.

 

  • Located on the northwest corner of Central Street and Central Park, the museum is east of Crawford and west of Green Bay Road.
  • From Sheridan Road or Green Bay Road: Travel west on Central Street to 3001 Central at the northwest corner of Central and Central Park.
  • From I-94: Exit at Old Orchard and go east to Crawford and turn north to Central and then head east on Central to the museum at 3001 Central at the northwest corner of Central Street and Central Park.
Public Transportation

The Mitchell Museum is accessible by the Chicago Transit Authority’s Purple Line train, 201 and 206 buses.

  • Take the Purple Line to the Central Street stop to transfer to a westbound #201 bus, exit at Central Park stop or walk west along Central Street about 1-1/2 miles to Central Park .
  • The #206 bus can be caught at Howard Station (weekdays only) and ridden to Central Street and Central Park.

The Mitchell Museum is also accessible by the Metra’s Union Pacific North route.

  • Exit at the Central Street Station and transfer to a westbound 201 or 206 CTA bus, or walk west along Central Street 1 mile to Central Park.

 

General Admission

(Access to all exhibits, library, and shop)

Tribal Members (with ID): FREE
Mitchell Members ($40+/year): FREE
   
Seniors (65+): $5.00
Adults (18-64): $7.00
Youth/Teens (3-17): $5.00
Children Under 3: FREE
   
Students (ID if applicable): $5.00
Teachers/Professors (with ID): $5.00
   
Active Military & Family (with ID) Memorial Day – Labor Day Free

*Special Events and Programs may require an additional fee.

General Admission

(Access to all exhibits, library, and shop)

  • Tribal Citizen (w/ ID): FREE
  • Mitchell Member ($40+/year): FREE

  • Senior (65+): $5.00
  • Adult (18-64): $7.00
  • Youth/Teen (3-17): $5.00
  • Children Under 3: FREE

 

  • Student (ID if applicable): $5.00
  • Teachers/Professor (with ID): $5.00

  • Active Military & Family (with ID) Memorial Day – Labor Day: FREE

*Special Events and Programs may require an additional fee.

Group Tours

Click to reserve your group tour

Accredited school groups  
Students: $5.00
Chaperones: $5.00
   
Other groups                            (Family, Friends, Coworkers)  
Seniors (65+): $7.00
Adults (18-64): $9.00
Youth/Teen (3-17): $5.00

*$60 minimum booking fee

 

Group Tours

Group Tour reservations will be available when museum re-opens

Accredited school groups:

  • Students: $5.00
  • Chaperones: $5.00 

 

Other groups (Family, Friends, Coworkers, Cub Scouts/Girl Scouts):

  • Seniors (65+): $7.00
  • Adults (18-64): $9.00
  • Youth/Teen (3-17): $5.00

*$60 minimum booking fee

*Click to see all tour policies.

Current Exhibits