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The Oriental Institute Museum Hours

Oriental Institute Museum

Wheelchair Accessible

1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA
(773) 702-9520 - Museum Office

Please note that between June 18, 2013 and June 2014 58th street will be closed; the main museum entrance will still be accessible.

Alternate pedestrian paths will be marked with signage – please follow the link for more information about the 58th street project and additional travel information: http://tinyurl.com/OI1155

Download the Gallery Guide in Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf)

Oriental Institute Museum and Store (Suq) Hours

Tuesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday noon to 6:00 pm
Closed Mondays  

The Museum is closed on these days: January 1 (the Museum will also close early on Tuesday, December 31st at 4pm); July 4; Thanksgiving Day; and December 25 (the museum will also close early on Tuesday, December 24th at 4pm);.


Admission is Free

Suggested Donation: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 12.

For groups of 8 or more people visiting the museum, please register by completing and submitting the following form: Tour Reservation Form

Photography, including built-in and/or attached flash, is permitted in the museum galleries without permission. Use of tripods, monopods, or additional lighting units, however, is not permitted.

Sketching policy: Visitors and groups may only use pencil and must have a notebook or clipboard to use. Leaning on cases is not permitted.

Items not permitted in the museum galleries: food or drinks, backpacks, umbrellas, and parcels or bags larger than 11”x13”. Also, please turn off any cellular devices.

Revised: February 24, 2014

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