OI Museum Reopening

Discovery is back, again. Reserve your ticket now! 

We are adopting health requirements under the guidance of the University of Chicago and developed in conjunction with UChicago Medicine in order to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience visiting us. 

Learn more and reserve your ticket!


Oriental Institute Museum Address

Wheelchair Accessible

1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA

Oriental Institute Museum Hours

Tuesday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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

Photography Policy: Photography is permitted in the museum galleries. Use of tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, or additional lighting units, however, is not permitted. Photographs taken in the galleries are for personal interest and research use only; they are not to be published or used for commercial purposes. 

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 Galleries: food or drinks, backpacks, umbrellas, parcels or bags larger than 11”x13”, and e-cigarettes and vaporizers. Also, please refrain from talking on any cellular devices while inside the galleries.