Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Guided Tour in Chicago, IL

Babylon Tours Chicago111 S Michigan AveChicago, IL 60603
View on Map
Starting at
$132.50
TripAdvisor user rating 5.00 out of 5 Based on 42 reviews
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
NO SERVICE FEES

Overview

Experience one of the world's greatest museums with an expert tour guide! This skip-the-line guided tour explores major artworks and hidden gems from the expansive Art Institute of Chicago collection, which can be overwhelming to explore on your own. The tour begins half an hour before the museum opens allowing you to stroll among the galleries at a leisurely pace.

2 to 8 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • Tour duration is approximately 2 to 2.5 hours.
  • Tour meets outside the museum's South Michigan Avenue entrance, next to the iconic lion statues.
  • Includes all entrance fees and priority access 30-minutes before the museum opens.
  • Maximum of 8 guests per tour, with a 2-person minimum.
  • Bring your passports or photo ID.
  • Luggage and large bags are not permitted.

Description

from Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Guided Tour
Experience the Art Institute of Chicago, which draws nearly as many visitors as other renowned galleries such as the Met, Louvre, and British Museum. In this 2 to 2.5-hour guided museum tour, skip the line and discover its most renowned pieces with the assistance of an engaging guide.

With centuries of art and history within its walls, the Art Institute boasts the world's premier collection of Impressionist artwork. An expert guide will lead you through the major artworks and hidden gems of this extensive collection, elucidating the distinctive features that set this iconic American museum apart from its older European counterparts.

Highlights
  • Paris Street, Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte
  • Sunday on La Grande Jatte – Georges Seurat
  • Sky Above Clouds – Georgia O’Keefe
  • Nighthawks – Edward Hopper
  • A Picture of Dorian Gray – Ivan Albright
  • America Windows – Marc Chagall
  • The Old Guitarist – Pablo Picasso
  • Inventions of Monsters – Salvador Dali
  • Four Mona Lisas – Andy Warhol

Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Guided Tour Reviews

Have you been to Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Guided Tour? Share your knowledge and be the first to review this.

Frequently Asked Questions about Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level. You will be on your feet for the majority of the tour.

Where does the tour meet?

The tour meets at the Art Institute of Chicago, located at 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA. You will meet your tour guide next to the iconic lion statues (the lion on the left when facing the museum) outside the main Museum entrance on South Michigan Avenue.

What should I bring?

Small handbags or small thin backpacks are only allowed through security at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Is the tour appropriate for children?

Yes, this Art Institute of Chicago Skip the Line tour is a family-friendly tour.

Is transportation included?

No. All of their tours have designated meeting points. They recommend using Uber or Taxi going to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Is the Art Institute of Chicago wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Art Institute of Chicago is wheelchair accessible.

How long is the tour?

This skip-the-line Art Institute of Chicago tour lasts approximately 2 to 2.5 hours.

What’s included in the tour?

The tour includes a 2 to 2.5-hour semi-private tour, skip-the-line-tickets to the Art Institute of Chicago, and a professional tour guide.