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Two adults face away from the viewer looking at a large abstract painting, Francis Picabia's "Edtaonisl (Ecclesiastic)," 1913.

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We’re thrilled to welcome you to our galleries to experience firsthand the beauty and power of art. Below you’ll find information on how to plan your visit to the museum, named Chicago’s #1 attraction by TripAdvisor.

Two adults face away from the viewer looking at a large abstract painting, Francis Picabia's "Edtaonisl (Ecclesiastic)," 1913.

Francis Picabia. Edtaonisl (Ecclesiastic), 1913. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Armand Bartos. © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Members Public
Monday 10–11 a.m. 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday–Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 10–11 a.m. 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday–Sunday 10–11 a.m. 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

The museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays through September 1, 2022.


  • Advance ticket purchase is required for the public. Members do not need to reserve tickets.
  • All cafés and restaurants, valet service, and the Member Lounge are currently unavailable.
  • Anyone feeling unwell should postpone their visit for another time.

Choose Your Visiting Time

Want to come when it's less busy? Check this chart to see the time that works for you and your visiting preferences.

Admission

  General Admission   General admission includes access to the museum and all nonticketed exhibitions. Chicago Residents   Proof of Chicago residence—valid ID, lease, bill, or other mail—is required. Illinois Residents   Proof of Illinois residence—valid ID, lease, bill, or other mail—is required. Fast Pass   Fast Pass allows visitors to bypass the general admission lines at entrances and offers expedited access to ticketed special exhibitions.
Adult $25 $20 $22 $35
Seniors (65+) $19 $14 $16 $29
Students $19 $14 $16 $29
Teens (14-17) $19 Free $16 $29
Children Free
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The Art Institute of Chicago provides free access to children under 14, Chicago teens under 18, Link and WIC cardholders, and Illinois educators every day, and to Illinois residents on certain days throughout the year. Learn more about free access.

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Accessibility

Two visitors, one in a wheelchair, explore the Modern Wing

The Art Institute of Chicago welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its services accessible to everyone. We offer a range of resources for both adults and children with disabilities.

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Directions

Located in the heart of Chicago—across from Millennium Park and steps from Lake Michigan—the Art Institute welcomes visitors at two entrances.

Map showing the Art Institute of Chicago's location within Chicago

Michigan Avenue Entrance

111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603

Modern Wing Entrance

159 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603

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