The Milwaukee Art Museum has Reopened and Kids are still FREE!

Milwuakee Museum of Art

Exploring an art museum with the fresh eyes and perspective of children can be a completely magical experience. Thanks to Kohl’s and the Milwaukee Art Museum, you can take your kids for free!

The museum has reopened with procedures and changes in place for the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Milwuakee Museum of Art

The Details


Timed tickets are required for visiting the museum and can be purchased online.

  • Kids 12 and under are free!
  • Adult admission is $19 
  • Students, Seniors, Military are $17
  • Wisconsin K-12 teachers are also free with a school ID or paystub!

What to COIVD-19 Precations to Expect When You Visit

  • Main Entrance Only
  • A Dedicated Path – There will be one route through the first and lower floors of the museum. These are the only open floors.
  • A Touchless Experience – Timed tickets and plexiglass at the admission desk.
  • Kohl’s Art Studio Closed
  • Cafes and Museum Store are Closed
  • Enhanced Cleaning
  • Hand Sanitizing Stations
  • Code of Conduct – see below
Milwuakee Museum of Art

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Milwuakee Museum of Art

Good to Know

Milwuakee Museum of Art

Extra Fun for Families and Kids

  • Kohl’s Art Generation Open Studio – CURRENTLY CLOSED
    Create art inspired by the artwork in the museum!
    March’s theme is Clay, from Pots to Portraits inspired by the exhibit artwork in the museum. Each month features a different theme and the projects are always changing. 
  • Kohl’s Art Generation Lab – CURRENTLY CLOSED
    Learn about the culture and art of Haiti through music, photography, and activities
    Using free apps from Kohl’s Art Generation, explore the museum with games, videos, scavenger hunts, and more!
    Download the iOS app here.
    Download from Google Play Store here.
  • Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays – CURRENTLY ON HOLD
    Free with museum admission and offered five times per year, hands-on art activities, performances, family tours, visiting artists, and more!
    Free self-guided activities created to help families connect through art designed for a range of ages.
  • Storytime in the Galleries – CURRENTLY ON HOLD
    Saturdays at 10:30, meet in admissions and then head to a gallery to hear a story and make drawings about what was seen and heard.
  • Play Date with Art – CURRENTLY ON HOLD
    For ages five and under! One day per month. Registration not required, free with admission.
  • Stroller Tours – CURRENTLY ON HOLD
    Special guided tour for ages three and under with an adult before Play Dates with Art. Reservations required; call 414-224-9803.

Fun and helpful video about art museum manners for kids:

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