Ticket for Center Admission
A ticket for center admission gives you access to two floors of imaginative exhibits at the Chicago Architecture Center. Print the ticket or present it to box office staff on a mobile device within 60 days of purchase.
All walking, bus and train tour tickets include one day of free admission to the CAC, to use within seven days of your tour. All program tickets include free admission to the CAC on the day of the program.
All Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise Aboard Chicago’s First Lady ticket purchases can be upgraded to include same-day Center admission for $5 either at time of purchase or by presenting your ticket at the CAC Box Office.
CAC members get free entry to the Center every day. Members can simply check in at the box office on the day of their visit.
Terms & Conditions
You must use your ticket within 60 days of the date of purchase. Present it at the CAC Box Office, 111 E. Wacker Drive, in printed form or on a phone or mobile device.
The ticket is valid only for CAC exhibitions and is not transferable to other offerings, including special events. Admission is subject to availability. Last entry is 30 minutes before closing.
Current CAC Exhibitions
The CAC offers a selection of exciting and educational exhibitions across two floors. Explore the past, present and future of Chicago's built environment, as well as cutting edge topics in the architecture and design fields today. Learn more about what's currently on view at the CAC here.