- Listed in Museums
- 111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
- Art Institute of Chicago website
- Open daily 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday until 8:00 p.m.
The museum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
- Appropriate for ages 5 and up
- Cost: $$
About Art Institute of Chicago
With views of Millennium Park and an extensive collection of contemporary works and historic masterpieces, the Art Institute of Chicago is a must see world class museum.
Voted the #1 attraction in Chicago by TripAdvisor, the museum offers plenty of family fun guaranteed to keep the little ones entertained and engaged. Highlights for kids include free admission for children under 14, the Vitale Family Room (an art themed game, art and playroom located inside the Ryan Education Center and free to all ages), the Elizabeth Morse Touch Gallery (allows children to explore and touch sculptures unencumbered), an abbreviated audio tour created for kids ages 5 – 10 and an interactive website which allows children to have fun with match up games and coloring pages to foster the little Rembrandt in your child.
Be sure to check out the museum’s FAQ on their website as they have restrictions as to what can be brought inside Chicago’s Art Institute.