The ICA offers a range of opportunities to visit for free or reduced admission. To receive applicable discounts listed below, enter the corresponding promo code before selecting your admission ticket.

Please note: Discounted tickets may require a pass or membership card to be presented when checking in at the museum.

American Alliance of Museum members: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  AAMMEMBER

Blue Star Families: Free admission from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day  BLUESTARICA

ConnectorCare: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  MACONNECTOR

Massachusetts EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer): Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  MAEBT

ICOM members: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  ICOMMEMBER

MARP member: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  MARPMEMBER

ModCo member: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest  MODCOMEMBER

MTA/AFT member: $12 (no promo code needed)

Whitney Dual+ member: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest WHITNEYMEMBER

WIC: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest MAWIC

Wonderfund Access Card: Free admission for cardholder +1 guest WONDERACCESS

Recipients of federal disability assistance (SSDI, SSI, VA benefits, etc), plus one personal care attendant per visitor: Free admission FEDDA

Discount passes are also available at select area libraries.

Discounts apply to general admission only, not ticketed performances, films, or events.

Ongoing Free and Discounted Opportunities

Free Thursday Nights

Admission is FREE for all every Thursday from 5 to 9 PM during ICA Free Thursday Nights. Advanced tickets are recommended for free days and nights. Tickets for Free Thursday Nights become available at 10 AM the morning of.

Play Dates / Free Admission for Families

When accompanied by kids 12 and under, up to 2 adults per family admitted free the last Saturday of every month except November and December. Use the promo code PLAYDATE when reserving tickets online for these dates. Check out our calendar for more information.

BPS Sundays

Boston Public Schools (BPS) families can visit for free! Each BPS student and up to three adult family members can receive free admission to the ICA on the first two Sundays of every month with a school ID or their personalized BPS email, sent by BPS each week before each month’s program. Use the promo code WELCOMEBPS when reserving tickets online for these dates and check in at the Visitor Services Desk with your ticket and school information.

Card to Culture

We are proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and Massachusetts Health Connector, by broadening accessibility to cultural programming. For ticketing information, please click the Special Discounts menu above.

General Admission Information

Youth 18 and under (and all BPS students):  FREE
General Admission:  $20
Students:  $15
Seniors (60+):  $17

ICA members:  FREE — Learn more
ICA university members:  FREE — Learn more
Corporate members:  FREE — Request free admission tickets
Group visits — Learn more

Learn more about visiting the ICA.