Tickets and Hours

General admission tickets are $5 per person. Children under age five are free. General admission is always free for Friends of the Chicago River Members. 

General admission:$5
Adults over 62: $4
Children 6 to 12 years old: $4
Free for children age five and younger
Free on Sundays

Bridge lift viewing tickets: $10 (Details)

Loop Around the Bridgehouse Tour: $12

Hours of Operation

The museum is open Thursday-Monday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., between May and October. The museum is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Loop Around Tours are Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Please call (312)977-0227 to reserve your spot.

Group Visits

For groups of 10 or more visiting during our regular hours, tickets are $4 per person. For school groups, tickets are $3 per person. Please call (312) 977-0227 at least 24 hours in advance of your group’s visit to the Bridgehouse Museum to make arrangements. Please note that the Bridgehouse Museum is limited to 79 visitors at a time.

Private tours may be arranged for Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Special pricing applies. Please call (312) 939-0490, ext. 28 for more information.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card.


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Enjoy the Bridgehouse Museum with Corner Bakery Cafe's Lunch Box, filled with a specialty sandwich, bakery chips, fresh seasonal fruit, freshly baked cookie and a bottle of water for only $11.24.  Great for groups and can be enjoyed on our outdoor plaza after one of our fabulous group tours. Call (312) 236-2400.