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About The Art Institute Of Chicago, Chicago

Chicago’s pride and joy, this art museum is rich in many treasures. A Beaux-Art triumph, the building was built in 1893 and over a century, has gathered some priceless collections. Lovers of Picasso, Monet and Matisse will be delighted, as will other impressionist aficionados. The photography collection is massive, as is the collection of arms and armor, or Asian art work dating back to about 5000 years ago. The Museum's recent expansion added a shop, a cafe and a restaurant, so yes, take the whole day off and spend it here, with lunch in between exhibits. The art institute of chicago is recommended to add to the Chicago trip planner if you have only one day to spend in the city.

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The Art Institute Of Chicago Information

Following items are not allowed in the museum:

  • Art materials other than pencil (including ink pens)
  • Backpacks and backpack baby carriers
  • Bags, camera bags, or purses larger than 13 x 17 x 4 inches
  • Shopping bags
  • Flowers or balloons
  • Food or drink
  • Toys
  • Tripods, flash attachments, video cameras and selfie sticks.
  • Umbrellas (small umbrellas can be stowed in bags)
  • Wrapped packages (gifts)
  • Tricycles, carts, hoverboards, Segways

The Art Institute Of Chicago Tickets Prices

General Admission:

  • Adults: USD 25
  • Seniors (65+) and students: USD 19
  • Children under 14: Free

Fast Pass:

  • Adults: USD 35
  • Seniors (65+) and students: USD 29
  • Concessions are applicable for citizens of Chicago and Illinois. Please refer to the official website for the same.

How To Get To The Art Institute Of Chicago by Public Transport

  • Michigan/ Jackson bus stop
  • Michigan & Monroe bus stop
  • Adams/ Wabash subway station

Restaurants Near The Art Institute Of Chicago

  • Roy’s
  • Capital Grille
  • Yolk Rasp
  • Fournette

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Address: 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: +1-3124433600

Ticket Price: 25 USD

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

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  • A brilliant, well laid out museum with one of the best impressionist collections I've seen outside of Europe. The line can be very long so book online if you can. Along with its collection of iconic and well known European and American works it has several other fantastic, and sometimes quirky (the paperweight collection ??), to spend hours exploring. The Photographer's Curator collection downstairs and the collection of Japanese prints, which though somewhat small is excellent (sadly The Great Wave of Kanagawa was not on display - on rotation in order to not damage the work). A three hour trip is easily spent, and even more would be necessary if you desire to see everything. Well worth the admission.

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  • The Art Institute of Chicago is a all day viewing of historical and modern that is a must do. I saw most of what I wanted in the 3+ hrs there. Definitely worth the price of admission for art enthusiasts. Great Arms and Armor area as well as Contemporary art and Modern art. So much to take in on 3 different levels. A good suggestion is getting an audio guide to listen to what your seeing.

  • Large museum with diverse collection of Works ranging all of our history. Nice to see a large variety of cultures as well. Sometimes description cards for a little difficult to find. Impossible to do Museum all in one day. You should pick a area of Museum and cover thoroughly rather than trying to see whole thing. There is a type of art here for almost everyone, from cutting Edge modernism to baroque French furniture. Worth multiple visits.

  • The museum itself is stellar. Some neat spaces attached to it. Gift shop is a necessary visit. The art itself is wide ranging and there's just so much of it! A whole day just to blow through it. A couple of days to take it in a little bit. Also, have a bite to eat in the restaurant.

  • Amazing assortment of some of the most famous and iconic examples of modern and impressionist art. Even with 5 hours, I saw only part of the second and third floors (a little less than half the exhibits). The audio guide provides a helpful explanation or sorry for 1-2 paintings per gallery room (they told me it would cover *all* paintings, but that would have been truly overwhelming). Can't wait to go back and see the rest!

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