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“Fabulous”

The Art Institute of Chicago
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US$35.00*
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Art Institute of Chicago Fast Pass Admission
Ranked #1 of 700 things to do in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 Wing. Stand before classics like Nighthawks, and travel the globe through galleries devoted to the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa, and the Americas.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went on a Saturday and was surprised at how uncrowded it was! Loved this museum! Many classics and interesting paintings in a bright, pleasant environment. A must!

Thank valerieg538
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"modern wing"
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"van gogh"
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"miniature rooms"
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"chagall windows"
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"famous paintings"
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"la grande jatte"
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"beautiful museum"
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"great collection"
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"world class museum"
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"permanent collection"
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"audio tour"
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"special exhibit"
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"on display"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A large collection with something for every taste Many different types of art and artists. Very accessible and family friendly

Thank Donna1414
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The only thing wrong with my trip to the museum was that we should have booked a second day, so many amazing works of art to see. I would also not recommend bringing a 9 year old. The staff were very nice as well.
I would recommend an audio tour as well, you will get much more out of the exhibits.

Thank jdotchin
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first time being here in a few years but it was just as elegant as I remembered. It’s very peaceful and quiet throughout all of the exhibits. I really enjoyed the tiny rooms and the photography. Try buying a bundled ticket with the sky deck!

Thank Morgan P
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a magnificent museum. We had purchased tickets in advance, but this was unnecessary as there wasn't much of a line on the Saturday afternoon we visited. I'd suggest wearing very comfortable shoes, and scheduling a good amount of time -- there is much worth seeing. We particularly enjoyed the paperweight collection and the stock exchange room in addition to all of the wonderful paintings.

Thank Windwardmom
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