Directions and Parking
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Please note: Major road construction projects are ongoing throughout Minneapolis and the surrounding area.
The main entrance to Mia is located on Third Avenue South between 24th and 25th streets. The parking ramp is just south of the museum between 25th and 26th streets. Additional surface parking is located at the corner of 24th Street and Third Avenue South, and at the corner of 25th Street and Third Avenue South.
Surface lot at 24th Street and Third Avenue South
Enter the upper level from Third Avenue, just north of 24th Street. Enter the lower level one block east, at Clinton Avenue, just north of 24th Street. This lot is under camera surveillance and is patrolled by museum security staff. Call boxes are located on both levels at both exits. If you need assistance or have car trouble, you can be immediately connected to Mia Security at the touch of a button.
Surface lot at 25th Street and Third Avenue South
Enter this lot from either Third Avenue or 25th Street.
Parking ramp at 25th Street and Third Avenue South
Enter all levels of this ramp from Third Avenue. For all lots, a campus escort is available by calling Security: 612.870.3003.
Valet service offered to all visitors at the 3rd Ave entrance on Saturdays.
Parking Rates and Instructions
A modest fee for parking enables Mia to maintain this important amenity for our visitors. For the ramp and the surface lots, hourly parking rates are as follows:
After 2 hours $1 for each hour until a one-day maximum of $15.
Maximum of $15 for a 24-hour period.
Please follow instructions at the pay stations. Event rates may apply during performances at the Children’s Theatre and for special Mia events, such as Art in Bloom. Violators will be towed to Wrecker Services, 612.330.0013. For all lots, a campus escort is available by calling Security: 612.870.3225.
Valet Service $16/car ($5 with an accessibility permit)
Valet Service is offered at Mia during museum hours on Saturdays. Visitors may pay with cash or credit card upon arrival to Mia or pay in advance online or with a Visitor Experience representative by calling 612-870-3000. Please drive to the Third Avenue turnaround to access valet service.
Handicapped Parking Arrangements:
Valet on Saturdays for visitors with handicapped parking placards is $5.
Bicycle racks are available at Mia’s entrance on Third Avenue, and on the first level of the 25th Street parking ramp. The museum is located near the MCAD Nice Ride station.
Mia is located along Metro Transit Route #11. A number of other bus lines run within blocks of the museum. You can use the Metro Transit Trip Planner to find the best route to Mia.
Download, preview, and print a map Mia’s Gallery Map to help plan your visit.