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.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Duration: 5 Hrs
Departure Time :
Museum hours are Monday - Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
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.
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- Entry/Admission - American Writers Museum
- Parking is not included.
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
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
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers