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Museum Shops

Museum Shops

Great shopping abounds at the Art Institute of Chicago. With two locations within the museum, the shops have elegant gifts and an exceptional selection. Visitors who book a package with one of the participating hotels receive the following free gifts with purchase:

  • Signature mug with $75 purchase
  • Matted Seurat or Hopper print with $125 purchase
  • Lion tote bag with $225 purchase

For more information about hours and locations, visit www.artinstituteshop.org.


American Girl Place in Chicago

American Girl Place

Discover why American Girl Place® Chicago is more than just a store—it's a place for her imagination to soar! She'll love exploring the worlds of her favorite characters filled with doll collections, books, outfits and more. But that's not all we have in store! Enjoy fun and fancy dining at the café, where even her doll gets to dine.

For more fun, download this mini-tour to learn about Saige, the 2013 Girl of the Year, and explore her interests here at the Art Institute.


Macys on State Street

Macy's on State Street

This multi-storied department store is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Customers can shop and dine their way through eight floors of a Chicago shopping tradition. As a bonus, download the visitor savings pass.


North Bridge

North Bridge

Where fashion and dining meet, the Shops at North Bridge offer a great selection of couture and cuisine. Adding elegance and energy to Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Shops at North Bridge offer six hip blocks of countless cosmopolitan pleasures. As a museum visitor, you can download your visitor savings pass.


Water Tower Place

Water Tower Place

Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place offers a unique shopping experience. Out-of-town guests including motor coach groups, convention attendees, and individual travelers can enjoy shops and restaurants and receive exclusive savings with Premier Perks. Premier Perks features special offers from more than 50 stores throughout Water Tower Place including Macy's and American Girl Place, and includes a signature gift with purchase. Enjoy your perk—a special visitor savings pass.


900 North Michigan Avenue

900 North Michigan Avenue

This Magnificent Mile hotspot provides an unforgettable shopping experience. Out-of-town guests can visit the concierge desk to receive the Exclusively 900 Card, which entitles them to incentives and premier savings throughout the center.


Bloomingdales

Bloomingdale's

One of the exclusive stores at the 900 North Michigan Avenue, Bloomingdale's provides out-of-town guests with a special 15% savings certificate.