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Save 53% off admission to five of the Windy City's most popular attractions with Chicago CityPASS!

The Art Institute is only one of many attractions the city has to offer. Chicago CityPASS gets you access to five of the town's must-see destinations, including the Art Institute, and saves you 52% off the combined admission price.

Chicago CityPASS includes admission to:

  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Skydeck Chicago
  • The Field Museum
  • 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory) OR Museum of Science and Industry
  • Art Institute of Chicago OR Adler Planetarium

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CityPASS booklets are valid for nine consecutive days beginning with the first day of use. Skip most ticket lines once you have your ticket booklet.

CityPASS saves 53% off combined attraction prices!

Adult ages 12+: $98

Combined admission cost: $208.00; you save $110.00 per person.

Child ages 3–11: $82
Combined admission cost: $174.90; you save $92.90 per person.

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Buy at Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago CityPASS ticket booklets are also sold at the Art Institute Box Office, for the same low price.

CityPASS isn't just access to five of the most popular places in the city, it's full access to these must-see attractions!

  1. Art Institute of Chicago
    Audio tour and admission to all permanent collections and non-ticketed special exhibitions
    Adler Planetarium
    VIP entry and general admission to all exhibitions, the historic Atwood Sphere and one 3-D theater show
  2. Shedd Aquarium
    VIP entry to Waters of the World galleries, Amazon Rising, Wild Reef, Abbott Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, an aquatic show, and Jellies special exhibit, plus your choice of a 4-D Experience
  3. Skydeck Chicago
    Fast Pass admission to the Skydeck’s 360-degree views and the Ledge glass floor balconies
  4. The Field Museum
    All-Access Pass, including admission to all permanent and ticketed exhibitions plus your choice of one digital 3D film
  5. 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
    Fast Pass admission to Chicago’s best view, free multimedia tour narrated by David Schwimmer, Chicago’s only open air Skywalk, and $1 off a purchase of $5 or more at the world’s highest Lavazza Espression Café
    Museum of Science and Industry
    VIP entry into the museum, including Science Storms, U-505 (exhibit only), YOU! The Experience, an Omnimax show and Motion Simulator Ride

CityPASS admission to the Art Institute includes an audio tour and admission to all permanent collections and non-ticketed special exhibitions.

  • One of the world's finest Impressionist collections, including masterpieces by Monet, Degas, Renoir, Seurat, Gauguin, and Van Gogh
  • Masterpieces by Dalí, Matisse, Miró, Picasso, Pollock, and Warhol in the Modern Wing
  • Free art-making activities are available for children each weekend from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Free guided tours are available daily at 12:00 p.m.
  • The Family Room, which offers a variety of hands-on activities. Assemble puzzles based on masterpieces you’ll see in the galleries, build architectural wonders with colorful blocks, and learn about art through interactive stories and games at Curious Corner.
  • The Thorne Miniature Rooms, which have delighted generations of visitors—both young and old. These rooms offer a detailed view of European residences from the 16th century through the 1930s and American homes from the 17th century to 1940, not to mention a "heightened" sense of self.
  • Over 550 works from 4,000 years of art in Of Gods and Glamour, located in the beautiful Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art