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The Art Institute of Chicago
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US$35.00*
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Ranked #1 of 659 things to do in Chicago
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 Wing. Stand before classics like Nighthawks, and travel the globe through galleries devoted to the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa, and the Americas.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large collection with something for every taste Many different types of art and artists. Very accessible and family friendly

Thank Donna1414
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing wrong with my trip to the museum was that we should have booked a second day, so many amazing works of art to see. I would also not recommend bringing a 9 year old. The staff were very nice as well.
I would recommend an audio tour as well, you will get much more out of the exhibits.

Thank jdotchin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time being here in a few years but it was just as elegant as I remembered. It’s very peaceful and quiet throughout all of the exhibits. I really enjoyed the tiny rooms and the photography. Try buying a bundled ticket with the sky deck!

Thank Morgan P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent museum. We had purchased tickets in advance, but this was unnecessary as there wasn't much of a line on the Saturday afternoon we visited. I'd suggest wearing very comfortable shoes, and scheduling a good amount of time -- there is much worth seeing. We particularly enjoyed the paperweight collection and the stock exchange room in addition to all of the wonderful paintings.

Thank Windwardmom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only able to spend 5 hours and could have spent 10. So many major pieces of original masterpieces to see covering the current to hundreds of years old. Picasso, Toulouse, Matisse and many others. Artifacts from Greece, Rome, and Egypt. We never made it to the Asian, Native American and Architectural wings.

Thank Michael M
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