Plan a Visit

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Krannert Art Museum, view from Gelvin Gardens, 2014.
Krannert Art Museum, view from Gelvin Gardens, 2014.

KAM is located on the corner of Peabody Drive and Sixth Street on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Museum Hours

Monday–Friday · 9 am–5 pm
Thursdays until 9 pm, when classes are in session
Saturday · 10 am–4 pm
Sunday · Closed

Holiday Closures

The museum is closed each year for the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Holiday (Thursday and Friday).

In addition, the museum closes during University of Illinois Reduced Service Days, typically Dec 22-23 through Jan 2–3.

Free Admission 

Krannert Art Museum is always free and open to the public.

This is made possible by the generosity of our donors. If you'd like to support the museum, please make a donation at the entrance. To support the museum on an ongoing basis, please visit our Annual Memberships page to learn how to become a Friend of Krannert Art Museum.

Street Address

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
500 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820

Map and Driving Directions

(217) 333-1861 (automated)
(217) 244-0516

Email: kam@illinois.edu

Directions to Krannert Art Museum

See U of I campus map

From Interstate 57:

  • Exit at University Avenue and drive east to Mattis Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Mattis and drive south to Kirby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Kirby and drive east to First Street.
  • Turn left onto First Street, just before State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium, and drive north one block to Peabody Drive.
  • Turn right onto Peabody Drive. Krannert Art Museum is two blocks down, on the north side of the street.

From Interstate 74:

  • Exit at Neil Street and drive south 2.4 miles to Kirby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Kirby Avenue and drive east to First Street.
  • Turn left onto First Street, just before State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium, and drive north one block to Peabody Drive.
  • Turn right onto Peabody Drive. Krannert Art Museum is two blocks down on the north side of the street.

Espresso Royale Café Hours

Offering baked goods, sandwiches, hot and cold beverages

Open 7:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. When classes are in session, the café is open until 7 pm on Thursdays.