Visit / Tickets

General Admission

General admission to the MIA galleries is FREE—all day, every day, for everyone—no ticket required.

Important Note

The museum’s online ticketing system is being revamped. When the new system debuts, you’ll be impressed at how well it works. In the meantime, please purchase tickets at the museum or by phone: (612) 870-3000.

Tickets are required for ...

Special exhibitions and select museum events, films, tours, and classes. Program descriptions with the “$” or “R” symbol indicate tickets/reservations are necessary. (Note: Programs that are free for MIA members still require tickets/reservations if indicated.)

You may purchase tickets by phone or at the museum.

By Phone

To purchase tickets or make reservations by phone, call the museum’s general hotline, open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Thursday 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.), Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., at (612) 870-3000.

At the Museum

To purchase tickets and make reservations in person, come to the Visitor Services desk in the Third Avenue lobby during regular museum hours.