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Museum Admission Costs

A Fourth Dimension: The Price Of Admission

Amanda Gutterman | Posted 11.10.2013 | TED Weekends
Amanda Gutterman

When I went to the Met as a Columbia undergraduate, I skirted around the fee since the college had bought membership for its students. As an art lover, I am now happy to pay for my visits -- I would hate for the Met to crumble like the beloved New York City Opera -- but I'm not sure everyone is.

Art Institute Increases Admission Price To $18

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Park District Board approved a 50 percent increase in the [Art Institute's] admission price -- from $12 to $18 -- at its meeting today. Un...