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The Art Institute of Chicago

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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See why the Art Institute of Chicago is the only museum in the world to be top-ranked by TripAdvisor four years in a row! Experience the greatest Impressionist collection outside Paris, and view contemporary masterpieces in the spectacular Modern...more
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111 S Michigan Ave, 159 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603-6110
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-443-3600
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Reviewed today

While visiting the museum we were able to see the John Singer Sargent Exhibit and it was very nice, I wish I had heard more about the actual life of Sargent, was he married, did he have children? The history of the artist always intrigues...More

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Reviewed today

Spent about 2 hours here and wish we had more time. We focusd on the Sargent display and Impressionists.

Thank Eleanor D
Reviewed today

What a great find. Loved seeing the masterpieces. Wish we would have had more time to see and enjoy more of the beautiful artwork.

Thank smobee100
Reviewed yesterday

plan on spending some time in the building. lots to see great paintings that fill the place. history pieces of ancient history. the only thing is the entry fee, more then expected.

Thank chips99
Reviewed yesterday

I just love the modern and medieval art on display. Lovely location next to Millennium Park. Nice restaurants. A full day of art gazing.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Sargent show was gorgeous and well curated and displayed. The Museum covers all of art history so there’s not much depth in many periods. But what they have is stunning.

Thank KathrynR105
Reviewed yesterday

So the Nighthawks painting by Edward Hopper was not at the museum when I went there. Despite that, I thought the museum was great and the collection is fantastic.

Thank vanessaw1121
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic lay out with many of the famous pieces you have heard about or seen pictures of on display and easily viewed. Open floor plan did not feel crowded at all. The Impressionist wing was outstanding. Need to go back for the Medieval weapons and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Exceeded even the high expectations that I had from hearing about it for many years. Glad I made time to visit (finally).

Thank Garrick_nyc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Art Institute many many times. On a recent trip to Chicago, I introduced two friends to it. I was once again impressed with the Impressionists and the Thorne Rooms, and the armor exhibit is much improved. Don’t miss it! This...More

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Response from Dixie H | Reviewed this property |
According to their website it doesn’t look like you can but I would call them to check.
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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code I was aware of. Shorts collarless shirt was my mode
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Response from Jeanine W | Reviewed this property |
Hard to say. Depends on your interest and endurance. I would allocate half a day. You won’t see everything but you can hit your priority sections.