The Milwaukee Art Museum is FREE for Kids 12 & Under in 2022!

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 Milwaukee Art Museum collects and preserves art with the mission to inspire and educate. The museum is the home of over 30,000 works of art. The 341,000-square-foot museum is 4 floors and has over 40 galleries.

Things to Know for your Visit


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

  • Kids 12 and under are free!
  • Adult admission is $22
  • Students, Seniors, and Military are $17
  • Wisconsin K-12 teachers are also free with a school ID or paystub!

Current & Upcoming Exhibits


Extra Fun for Families and Kids

  • Kohl’s Art Open Studio
    • Create art inspired by the artwork in the museum! Each month features a different theme and the projects are always changing. 
  • Kohl’s Family Sundays
    • Currently an online program.
  • Museum Moments Activity Cards
    • For ages five and under. Download and print, or use your phone to learn together during your visit to the museum.
  • Art Packs
    • Free self-guided activities created to help families connect through art designed for a range of ages.
  • Storytime in the Galleries
    • First Saturdays of the Month 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 an online program.

Fun and helpful video about art museum manners for kids:

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