American Writers Museum Admission - Chicago

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Museum hours are Tuesday - Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM , Thursdays 10AM- 6PM
  • Departure Details :
    Located on the famed Michigan Avenue
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


In the heart of downtown Chicago, the American Writers Museum celebrates all genres of writing through interactive exhibits and programming. From Twain to Tupac, there's a story here for everyone. Discover for yourself and visit today! 180 N. Michigan Avenue. Museum hours are Tuesday - Sunday10 AM 5 PM, Thursdays10AM- 6PM.Named Illinois' Best Attraction by USA Today and One of the 10 Best New Museums in the World by Fodor's.

Know More about this tour

Visitors will explore the great writers hometowns and learn about all of the AWM Affiliate homes in Writers Hall. In A Nation of Writers they will learn about and celebrate authors who are emblematic of a unique American Voice, across history, genre, and mediums, from poets to sportswriters . Galleries such as The Mind of a Writer will de-mystify famed writers works and methodologies and invite visitor creativity with games and other immersive offerings. The Wintrust Chicago Gallery will delve into the great writers, literary influencers, characters, and groups that shaped the citys unique literary tradition.Featured in the Meijer Gallery is the temporary exhibit, Capturing Stories: Photographs of Writers by Art Shay showcasing Shays landmark images of Nelson Algren and other notable writers. Laura Ingalls Wilder: From Prairie to Pageexhibit inthe Writers Room focuses on Wilders lifelong relationship with language and writing that shaped her Little House series.


  • Special exhibits free with museum admission.


  • Parking is not included.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Students qualify for the senior rate, must present a valid student ID upon arrival
  • The Museum welcomes all visitors and we hope to make our exhibits and programming accessible to all. To that end, the following services are offered:

    Button activated doors at the building entrance

    Elevator access to the 2nd floor

    A large, gender-neutral, family restroom

    Wide restroom stalls with grab bars

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