With nearly 300,000 works of art dating back to 5,000 BC, the Art Institute of Chicago is consistently ranked a top museum in the world.
Experience the Art Institute of Chicago, consistently top-ranked in the world by TripAdvisor. View the greatest Impressionist collection outside Paris and Contemporary masterpieces in the spectacular Modern Wing. Stand before classics like Van Gogh's Self-Portrait, and travel the globe through galleries featuring the art of ancient Greece, Japan, Africa and the Americas.
Immerse yourself in an audio tour, create a customized family adventure, or simply find a gallery bench and sit in the presence of the greats. Round out your visit with a stop in one of the museum’s cafés and gift shops.
- Art Institute of Chicago Official Mobile App: Find the art that speaks to you with our location-aware map. Take an audio tour and immerse yourself in stories of culture and creativity. The Art Institute offers nearly a million square feet to explore—the New Mobile Experience will be your guide.
- Free tours daily at noon or 2pm
- Stop by the Family Room in the Ryan Learning Center, open daily from 10:30am-5pm, and explore the collection together through art-making activities. Children of all ages can create a personalized museum tour with our new digital tool, JourneyMaker.