Open daily. Always free.

Hours, Location, Parking

Located in the center of the UW campus, the Chazen is free and open to the public. Public parking lots are available nearby—The Frances Street Campus Garage is closest, the Chazen is on several Madison Metro bus routes, and BCycle stations are nearby. Accessible parking stalls are nearby. Contact us to learn more.


Chazen Museum of Art
750 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Museum Hours

Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
The website is open 24/7.

Please note: Galleries in the Elvehjem building remain closed through 2024.

Chazen Café Hours

Monday–Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Thursday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Holidays and closures

The museum and café are closed for campus holidays: Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day.




  • Parking map marker = City of Madison Public Parking Ramps
  • Bus stop marker = Madison Metro bus stops

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