***Open Year Round – 7 Days a Week – 10am to 5pm***
(Except Major Holidays)
Tickets and Admission
Children 3 to 12: $7.00
(Children 2 & under: FREE)
Seniors (60+): $9.00
Military and veterans may purchase up to 4 admission tickets at 50% off of full price general admission tickets (valid military ID or proof of service required).
Tickets include access to both A Christmas Story House and the accompanying museum.
Tickets can be purchased at the gift shop or in advance through our online gift shop. Tickets are valid for any visit and never expire.
We accept all major debit and credit cards.
Tips, while never expected or required, for your tour guide are always welcome if you feel they have done an exceptional job and provided a memorable experience.
The museum and gift shop are both located across the street from A Christmas Story House. The museum is directly across the street and the gift shop is in a separate house (white with black trim) to the left of the museum. Please see map below.
Hours of Operation
A Christmas Story House and Museum is open year round, 7 days a week.
Normal hours of operation are:
A Christmas Story House, Museum and Gift shop are closed Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, and all other Major Holidays.
Tours run every hour starting at 10:15
The last guided tour is an hour before closing. Guests arriving after the last scheduled tour will be permitted to enter the house and museum unguided until 30 minutes before closing.
Tour times may vary slightly. Tickets must be purchased prior to the last tour.
Tickets can be purchased at our gift shop located diagonally across the street from the house.
During Summer and Christmas time tours may be self guided in order to accommodate all of our guests. During self guided tours, tour guides with be stationed through out the House and Museum to provide information and answer questions.
TIPS: While never expected or required, for your tour guide are always welcome if you feel they have done a exceptional job and provided a memorable experience.
A Christmas Story House has a FREE parking lot (6 spots) and FREE street parking on the streets in front of and directly adjacent to the property. Please see map below.
A couple of residents adjoining A Christmas Story House run PAID parking on their property. They will often try to wave you into their lots even though there is still plenty of free parking. A Christmas Story House is not affiliated with either of these operations.
When arriving at A Christmas Story House, we recommend looking for FREE street parking before paying to park.
Extended Holiday Hours for 2017
We have extended hours during the holiday season. Please see the calendar below for our extended hours for 2017.