Oriental Institute trips are more than vacations. They’re journeys of a lifetime – adventurous, intellectually stimulating and richly memorable.  Oriental Institute Travel Programs provide exclusive visits and on-site learning privileges not enjoyed by other institutions and travel groups. Participants learn directly from some of the most eminent archaeologists and scholars in the world, at sites the OI has been excavating and researching for almost a century.

Click on International and In Country Departures below, and explore your next journey...

Join or Renew

International Departures

Join the OI on one-of-a-kind journeys as we explore Egypt, Turkey and Greece, and other destinations!
Experience the history and the culture of these regions with exclusive access and destinations that are off the beaten path.
Tours fill up quickly!

International Departures

In Country Departures

Join us on quick getaways to some of our nations most prized collections and special exhibits.
In country tours offer perfect opportunities for members who live outside of the greater Chicago area to experience the OI in their own backyard!

In Country Departures

Previous Departures

Explore our past OI journeys…

Previous Departures