Cost & Hours

Museum Hours:

10 am — 5 pm, Tuesday — Saturday
1 — 5 pm, Sunday
Closed on major holidays
Closed Mondays, except as described below
See Calendar for details on closings


$6 per person (all-day admission)
Children under age 2 are admitted free

Active duty military personnel with ID and their families (up to 8 people) are admitted for half-price.

Cash, local checks, Visa, and Mastercard (credit or debit) are accepted.

You can shop in the Museum Store without paying admission!

Special Holiday & Vacation Hours:

  • Open Mondays, December 23 and 30 - Traverse City Public Schools are out
  • Closed Tuesday, December 24  - Christmas Eve
  • Closed Wednesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
  • Closed Wednesday, January 1 – New Years Day
  • Open Monday, January 20 – MLK Day, Traverse City Schools are out