The fee increase, which takes effect May 23, will increase general admission to $18 from $12, and student and senior admission to $12 from $7. But the museum notes that, unlike now, the new fees will include the costs of exhibitions.
â€If they want to be a private institution and do whatever they want, thatâ€™s fine,â€ Burke said. â€œOnce they accept taxpayer dollars, itâ€™s a different story.â€
Read more at the Chicago Tribune report.