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Art Institute of Chicago: Fast Pass Ticket

Product ID: 127679
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Georges Seurat. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte – 1884 (detail), 1884/86. Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Skip the Line into the second largest Art Museum in North America. Located next to Millennium Park, this world class collection has over 300,000 pieces, famous for its extensive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings.
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Duration: 1 day
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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the general admission lines and walk straight into the museum
  • See Impressionist highlights including paintings by Georges Seurat, Renoir and Claude Monet
  • Admire iconic masterpieces Pablo Picasso's "The Old Guitarist", Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks", and Grant Wood's "American Gothic"
  • Experience a collection spanning 5,000 years, from early Japanese prints and Byzantine art to contemporary American art
Full description
Pre-book and skip the lines to enter the Art Institute of Chicago, a world-class museum with hundreds of thousands of artworks. Here you can get an intimate view of some of the world's most famous art, from iconic contemporary and modern paintings to medieval masterpieces. 

Experience the Institute’s vast collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, the largest outside The Louvre in Paris. See masterpieces such as Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on La Grand Jatte," Renoir's "Two Sisters (on the Terrace)”, and numerous paintings by Claude Monet first-hand.

In the “Modern Art” collection, see iconic pieces such as Matisse's “Bathers by a River”, Brâncusi's “Golden Bird”, Magritte's “Time Transfixed”, O'Keeffe's “Black Cross, New Mexico”, Orozco's “Zapata”, Ivan Albright's “Picture of Dorian Gray”, and Lachaise's “Woman (Elevation)”.

The “American Art” collection will show you work by renowned artists such as John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, and Winslow Homer, as well as iconic Modernist holdings from Georgia O'Keeffe to the Mexican muralist Diego Rivera.

In the “Contemporary Art” section, you will see ground-breaking works by Willem de Kooning, Eva Hesse, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Joan Mitchell, Bruce Nauman, Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter, and Cy Twombly.

Use your pass to the full and browse the Institute’s other collections, including “European Painting and Sculpture Collection”, “Asian Collection”, “African Collection”, and “Medieval Collections”.

As you walk through the halls, admire the museum’s architecture by Pritzker Prize-winning Renzo Piano, complementing the museum's original 1893 building, which was built for the World's Columbian Exposition of the same year.
Includes
  • Fast Pass Ticket to the permanent collection and non-ticketed special exhibitions
  • Free WiFi
  • Free downloadable mobile app to explore the museum and listen to audio tours in English, Spanish, and Mandarin
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to ticketed special exhibitions
  • Handheld audio guides (available for rental at the Institute)
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please enter at the Michigan Avenue entrance and proceed directly to the security desk to present your voucher.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Cameras
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Flash photography
  • Tripods
  • Backpacks
  • Umbrellas
  • Video recording
Know before you go
• The checkroom at the Museum is closed, so please pack lightly for your visit. The following items will not be allowed in the museum: bags and purses larger than 13 x 17 x 4 inches, backpack baby carriers, shopping bags, art materials other than a pencil, flowers, balloons, toys, flash attachments, and wrapped packages
• The Art Institute is easily accessible by buses and trains. Many underground parking lots are also only a block away.
• On Thursday evenings (5pm - 8pm) the Museum is free to Illinois residents, so the Museum can become very crowded.
• A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available for free on a first-come, first-serve basis.
• Vouchers are non-transferable and non-refundable.
• The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

From US$ 35 per person

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Product ID: 127679