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The Art Institute of Chicago

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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

They provide a very diverse exhibit of all types of art. If you appreciate impressionism or modern art, they offer the best of both. There special exhibit are always interesting and informative. The topic specific lectures are well worth the time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GolferTom66
Reviewed today

We were not dissapointed. Very helpful staff and some wonderful paintings I hadn’t seen anywhere except in books !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love, love love this museum.Try to go every other month. Always go when they have a special exhibit. I have been to many art museums around the world and this is one of the best. The modern art wing is an added bonus.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rmmheneghan
Reviewed yesterday

Of course this museum is still world class and well worth a visit, But if you're looking for my favorite John Singer Sargent - Woman in White or Hopper's Nighthawks you might be disappointed. Whistler's American Gothic and the Georgia O'Keefe are still in place....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mbp00
Reviewed yesterday

I am not a big art fan but on a recent trip to Chicago my wife wanted to go so I went with here and I am glad I did! The museum is enormous with so much to see that you can easily spend an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite Simply one of the best Art Museums in the world and I've been to many of Europe's greatest. Little expensive but beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JungleNick
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent all day in this marvellous museum l can understand people getting mixed up as it’s in three building as so many treasures. A must. Cafes really good too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jano236
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not being a person with a great understanding or appreciation of art, this visit was very much out of character. However what a surprise. So many classic paintings on show and what I really appreciated was the admission fee allowed access to all galleries. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RobbieBStockport
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was amazing. There were surprises at every turn! We were mesmerized by many of the exhibits and the art on display...Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Remington, O'Keefe, and so many more! Olus intereating special exhibits...paper weights!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank happypappy714
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is enormous and you can get a little lost. Great variety of art so would please all art lovers.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
July 17, 2018|
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Response from M7920LFjiml | Reviewed this property |
No dress code I was aware of. Shorts collarless shirt was my mode
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Response from 752jeaninew | 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.