The Museum Campus is often home to a variety of special events that can affect traffic and parking. Please check back here before your next visit, so you can plan your trip accordingly.
Thursday, Nov. 26, until 1 p.m. State Street between Roosevelt and Randolph, along with stretches of Harrison, Balbo, Polk, 8th, 9th and 11th Streets near State, will be closed for the Thanksgiving parade. Plan your route to Shedd accordingly.
Sundays at noon, Dec. 6, Dec. 13 and Jan. 3. For the Bears games, Museum Campus parking will be $49 until 1:30 p.m., when it drops to $22. See below for additional traffic and parking information on game days. Expect heavy traffic and lots of pedestrians around Soldier Field. Also, security will be increased on campus during the game.
Sunday, Nov. 28, 1 p.m. A special-event parking rate will be in effect due to the U. of I. vs. Northwestern football game. Expect heavy pedestrian and car traffic around Shedd.
Ramp work on interchange between Lake Shore Drive and Stevenson Expressway (I-55). This long-term project continues with ramp closures and new lane reductions and reconfigurations east of the Dan Ryan that will affect traffic until next summer. Follow the signs and allow extra travel time so that you don't miss your reserved show or programs.