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“A really good museum”

The Art Institute of Chicago
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Ranked #1 of 680 things to do in Chicago
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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: Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Museums is not my kind of fun, but since we were in Chicago, and my aunt, who is a local, was very enthusiastic about the place, we decided to go.
We did not regret a moment, and were sad that we had to leave 2.5 hours later... it really captures some great paintings and sculptures, in a peaceful atmosphere, and we really liked it!

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Spent the entire day here. Got lost at least 3 times, which was the best part. Don't miss it!

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This place is HUGE and a must see. The paintings are incredible and I never made it to the 3rd floor. The Chagall windows, the Sunday at the La Jatte (Ferris Bueller painting) and Grant's American Gothic...priceless.

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Get there about 1/2 hour before it opens and line up on the opposite side of the members entrace. Center doors do not open.

Thank CarolynDesMoines
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Buy your tickets at your hotel and you get VIP passes to bypass the line.

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