Your Go Chicago pass includes

  • Fast pass admission to the museum
  • Contemporary art, architecture and design on display
  • 10% discount in the museum cafe

Hours of Operation

10:30 AM - 5PM 
*Last admission at 4:30PM
10:30 AM - 8PM

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. All holidays and hours are subject to change without notice.

Know before you go

Enter from Michigan Avenue using the middle set of doors labeled Fast Pass. You may also use the Modern Wing entrance on Monroe Avenue. Look for the Fast Pass signs once inside to skip the line. Your pass is accepted for gate admission until 4:30PM Friday-Wednesday and 7:30PM Thursday. Once inside the museum all guests are welcome to stay until closing.

During spring breaks, summers, holidays, and special occasions, the Museum frequently extends or shortens hours. Please check the website or call for details.

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Getting there

Art Institute of Chicago

US, IL, Chicago, 60603, 111 South Michigan Avenue (at Adams Street)


111 South Michigan Avenue (at Adams Street)
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Closest Subway Stop

Take CTA: Brown, Orange, Purple, Pink, and Green lines to Adams St./Wabash Ave. stop. Red and blue lines to Monroe Street. Metra to Van Buren/Jackson and Buses #3, 4, 6, 7, 14, 126, 145, 147, and 151 to the museum.