Visit NVAM

We look forward to your visit.

We are open Tuesdays — Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offer free admission year-round.

We are located at:

4041 N. Milwaukee Avenue
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60641


Info about Driving and Public Transport

Our New Location is 4041 North Milwaukee Ave. in the Portage Park Neighborhood.



Take Interstate 90/94 West. Take Exit 43D (Kostner Ave).
Turn LEFT (South) onto Kostner Ave. Turn RIGHT (East) at Irving Park, then RIGHT (Northwest) onto Milwaukee Ave.
The museum is less that one block down, on the right.


Take Interstate 90/94 EAST. Take Exit 44A (Keeler Ave & Irving Park Rd).
Next, Turn RIGHT (West) onto Irving Park.
Follow Irving Park to Milwaukee Ave. Turn right (Northwest) onto Milwaukee Ave.
The museum is less that one block down, on the right.



Take Blue or Brown Line “L” routes to the Irving Park stop.
If taking Red Line “L” get off at the Sheridan stop and walk one block north.
Take CTA bus number 80 (Irving Park) towards Cumberland (West).
Get off at the Irving Park / Cicero / Milwaukee stop and walk one block northwest to 4041 N. Milwaukee Avenue.
The museum is less that one block down, on the right.


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Schedule a Tour

We are more than happy to accommodate group tours of the National Veterans Art Museum.

Please fill out our Tour Form to schedule your tour. Once you submit the form, a member of our staff will contact you to confirm details and answer any questions you may have. 

Tours are available Tuesday through Saturday between 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

We may be able to accommodate your group during our off hours. Please indicate your needs in the comment section of the request form.

You can request your group tour to be self-guided or NVAM Staff guided through our current exhibitions. A guest Veteran speaker can be requested with two weeks advance notice.

Guided tours with guest Veteran speakers are $150 which includes museum admission and is due two weeks before your tour date or delivered immediately upon arrival. We accept cash, credit, or checks written to the National Veterans Art Museum. If you are unable to pay the tour fee, please contact directly. The tour fee helps support our exhibitions and programs, but we will not turn anyone away that is unable to pay.