Art Institute of Chicago

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While Adler Planetarium remains closed, CityPASS guests may visit two of the three open option attractions: Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, and 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck.

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  • Get a glimpse into elements of European interiors from the late 13th century to the 1930s and American furnishings from the 17th century to the 1930s in the fascinating Thorne Miniature Rooms.
  • See first-hand the Art Institute’s extraordinary collection of modern art, considered one of the finest and most comprehensive in the world and boasting some of the greatest icons of the period.
  • Visit the museum’s beloved collection of early European arts in The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor. After years of meticulous conservation and a complete gallery renovation, the installation features objects from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, including monumental altarpieces, exquisite jewelry, and armored figures on horseback.
Georges Seurat, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte — 1884, 1884/86. The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.


111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
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Thu-Mon, 10am-6pm
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

(312) 443-3600


10% off at the Museum Cafe: Get 10% off your bill at the vibrant, family-friendly Museum Cafe.

Special Exhibitions: Access to certain special exhibitions requires an additional $7 ticket, which can be purchased onsite.

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Advice for Visitors


  • Use free WiFi to download the museum's new mobile app, featuring self-guided, engaging audio tours with behind-the-scenes stories and music to immerse yourself in stories of culture and creativity. Find the art that speaks to you with the location-aware map. The Art Institute of Chicago offers nearly 1 million square feet to explore - the New Mobile Experience will be your guide. Download it now from the App Store.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Gift Shops: The Main Museum Shop and the Modern Wing Shop

Accessibility: Wheelchairs available at no charge. Elevators accommodate wheelchairs and scooters. Additional resources available; see details.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.