Plan Your Visit

©Carnival Films / Masterpiece. Costume courtesy of Cosprop.

Extended Museum Hours

Effective February 9 through May 29, 2016.

Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.*

*The Museum is closed Mondays.


Museum general admission includes the Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times exhibition, audioguide, and exhibition guide.Tea tickets are sold separately.
$17.50Senior (65+)
$15Teacher with valid I.D.
$15Student with valid I.D.
$15Youth (6-12 years)
Free Children 5 years and younger

Museum Members

  • Driehaus Museum members receive complimentary admission to Dressing Downton.
  • Visit the Dressing Downton Member Privileges section of the website for more information regarding member tickets and benefits.
  • Groups of 10 or more, please visit our Group Tour page for information.

General Information

  • Tickets are sold at 30-minute entry intervals starting at 10 a.m., with a limited number of tickets available per interval to ensure a quality guest experience.
  • Guests may enter at any time during their 30-minute entry period. Our Visitor Center will be open and ready to welcome you. Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your entry time.
  • Late arrivals are not guaranteed immediate admission and may have to wait to enter for the next available time slot.
  • Groups of 10 people or more, please visit our Group Tour page for information.
  • Guests can expect to spend an average of an hour and a half in the exhibition.
  • Refunds or exchanges due to inclement weather or for other reasons must be made 24 hours before the timed ticket entry.
  • E-tickets printed in advance must be presented in person upon arrival for entry.
  • Ticket purchases by phone will receive a confirmation letter/number by mail. Please bring your letter or purchase number with you to secure entry.
  • During the run of Dressing Downton we will unfortunately be unable to accept NARM and ROAM reciprocal privileges.

Directions, Parking, and Contact Information

The Museum’s entrance is located at 40 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611. For directions and parking, please click here.


General Inquiries312.482.8933, ext. 21
Ticket Purchase by Phone312.482.8933, ext. 21
Group Tours 312.482.8933, ext. 41
Museum Store312.482.8922, ext. 40
Private Event Packages312.482.8933, ext. 22

Join Our Membership Community!

Become a member today, and you will be among the first to experience Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times. Benefits include free admission, an invitation to a Member-Only Dressing Downton preview party, and much more. For additional information, call 312.482.8933, ext. 45 or join online today.

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