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Tickets for The Art Institute of Chicago: Fast Pass

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Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchairs are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis
Audio guide: Free downloadable audio guide app available
Smartphone tickets accepted
  • Enter America's second largest art museum and browse a timeless collection of masterpieces that rivals any other
  • See iconic works by Picasso, Monet, Dalí, Warhol, Matisse, van Gogh, Cézanne, Renoir, Hokusai, Wood, and more
  • Discover thousands of hidden gems from lesser-known artists, and explore fascinating temporary exhibitions

Home to some of the world's most recognizable artworks, the Art Institute of Chicago is America's second largest art museum, and a reliable way to ensure your day in the Windy City is nothing short of spectacular. See masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dalí, Katsushika Hokusai, Paul Cézanne, Andy Warhol, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri Matisse, Georges Seurat, Edward Hopper, and Grant Wood, without even scratching the surface!

Whether you're a casual art browser or a seasoned connoisseur, the Art Institute of Chicago will blow your mind with its seemingly neverending collection of treasures and masterpieces that rivals any of America or Europe's top art powerhouses.

See iconic works like Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, van Gogh's The Bedroom, Picasso's The Old Guitarist, Grant Wood's American Gothic, Monet's Stacks of Wheat, Dalí's Inventions of the Monsters, and so many more.

Aside from the breathtaking permanent collection, the Art Institute of Chicago is also home to amazing temporary exhibitions, that explore a diverse range of themes and topics.

What's included
Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago
Access to the museum's galleries and nonticketed exhibitions
Free downloadable audio guide app
Free WiFi available at the museum
Free daily talks
Special exhibitions
Additional info

Audio guides can also be rented for a small extra fee. They are compatible with t-coil hearing induction loops and are free for visually impaired visitors & their escorts.

Cancellation policy
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Please pass the admission lines at the Michigan Avenue entrance at 111 S. Michigan or the Modern Wing entrance at 159 E. Monroe and proceed directly to the security desk to present your smartphone ticket for entry.

Opening hours
Friday 10:30 - 20:00
Saturday 10:30 - 17:00
Sunday 10:30 - 17:00
Monday 10:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:30 - 20:00
Thursday 10:30 - 20:00
How to get there
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave, IL 60603, Chicago
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Ratings & reviews
59 Reviews
Feb 17, 2020
Wonderful- easy. Thank you!
Feb 16, 2020
Easy and quick. Didn’t have a lot of time and this allowed me to squeeze in most of the big stops.
Feb 9, 2020
Outstanding service! Took less than 10 seconds

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