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Art Institute of Chicago

111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603-6110
312-443-3530
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We only had coffee, but it was $25 for five very small coffees. Much better to walk out the door and up the street to Peet's or Starbucks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I went to this on a random trip to Chicago and really enjoyed it. Even if you are not into art there is so much to see that you will still be able to enjoy a trip here. We spent a few hours here and saw so many interesting pieces of art and history. This is a great place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Go often, you'll never get bored. They have works from old masters and upcoming artists alike, and their exhibits are wonderful explorations of artists or themes that deliver every time.

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Washington, DC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Much to see - an eclectic and diverse collection sure to satisfy everyones taste. European masters, modern classics, a wonderful way to spend the day!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The Art Institute is by far the best museum in the U.S. It's not overly large so you can take it all in. The collection of Impressionist art is extensive and outstanding! The miniature rooms in the lower level are perfection. A well balanced permanent collection and exciting special exhibits.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Food: Pricey but interesting, varied, different, and tasty. Expect to pay $7.00 for half a sandwich. Crowds: Horrible, messy, and noisy--avoid this place on a weekend lunch break. Service: You carry your own tray and you dump your own tray. This place is heavily policed by staff to direct crowds. Members' Lounge: Staff was rude and the drink selection was... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Plan to spend a day, if possible. So many great masters to see! Picasso, Monet, Hooper, Wood, Manet, Magritte, Chagall, Degas, Van Gogh, Klee, you name it, they are probably there.... Also, check out the Thorne Rooms (miniature doll house rooms that you won't believe!)

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North Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very nice place to visit. Would have to say that this museum is by far my 2nd favorite to visit. Those who truly love art should visit here as well. Great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly. The location is safe. Overall, 4 stars :)

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Germantown, Tennessee
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

a definite must for art lovers - even art 'likers' - we stayed for hours! our favorite museum in the city!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I love to visit Chicago Art museum, every time I went I always found something new. No wonder Art Institute of Chicago had been selected as the best Art museum of the world this year.

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Additional Information about Art Institute of Chicago

Address: 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603-6110
Phone Number: 312-443-3530
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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