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Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Ave., Madison, WI
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The Chazen is located at 750 University Avenue on the UW–Madison campus.
Admission is free. The museum is open to the public.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Museum Shop is open during museum hours.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Beginning August 21, access to the drop-off zone in front of the Chazen Museum of Art will be closed in order to replace pavers on the East Campus Mall. Both entrances to the drop-off zone will be temporarily blocked. Do not unload passengers on University Avenue: Temporary provisions are in place to ensure access to the museum for people with mobility issues, and vans or buses dropping off tour groups.
Referring to the map above, enter Lot 3 from Lake Street. Proceed west, turn right on Fitch Court. Pull off in the loading dock area to unload passengers. Vehicles are not to remain in the loading dock area, but may park in nearby public lots. As always, museum patrons who do not use the temporary passenger drop off may park in any of the city lots shown on the map above.
Drop-in guided tours are available on Sundays at 2 pm and Thursdays at 12:30 pm. Check our events calendar for details.
Opportunities to observe Ikeda Manabu artist-in-residence at work
Ikeda Manabu will be away on vacation from August 20 through August 25 and returning to the Chazen art studio on August 26.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30–2:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30–3:30 p.m. with commentary from a docent. Check our events calendar for details.
Kohler Art Library Hours
Library hours change seasonally. Visit the Kohler Art Library website or call (608) 263-2258 or current schedule.
Public parking is available at the City of Madison State Street campus ramp (entrances on Lake Street and Frances Street) and in the University Square parking ramp, entrance on Lake Street. See the Downtown Madison parking webpage for more information.
Hourly parking in UW–Madison Transportation Services lots includes public pay-on-exit parking in UW Lot 46, entrances on Lake and Frances streets, as well as evening and weekend parking in UW Lot 83 under Fluno Center, entrance on Frances Street, and in UW Lot 7 under Grainger Hall, entrance on Brooks Street between University Avenue and Johnson Street. You can check lot availability here (please note that vacant stall numbers are approximate and may fluctuate quickly).
The accessibility page has more information on handicapped parking for the museum.
East-bound City of Madison buses stop at the corner of Johnson and Park Streets, one block to the south of the museum. West-bound buses stop on University Avenue at University and Lake. The UW–Madison campus bus stops on Park Street just north of University Avenue. Bus schedules can be found at City of Madison Metro Transit.