Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL Attractions
Trying to find hotels near the Chicago Art Institute centrally located and with some of the best Chicago penthouse views?
The Penthouse at Grand Plaza is just a quick six-minute drive to one of the nation’s oldest art institutes—the Chicago Art Institute or is easily accessible through the local public transportation systems, servicing a stop steps away.
Voted #1 of 641 things to do in Chicago and home to one of the top museums in the world on Trip Advisor for four years in a row— the Chicago Art Museum is a must-see.
Revel in the museum’s diverse display of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces, collection of contemporary and modern art, European and American decorative art creations and more.
Experience the museum with an interactive approach with their many apps they have available and accessible through their Wi-Fi to visitors, take virtual tours or rent audio guides.
Hours of operation are daily from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays with free entrance to Illinois residents from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Cost of admission starts at $12 with a variety of specials and packages available. We recommend avoiding lines by purchasing tickets online.