Oriental Institute Museum Address
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA
Oriental Institute Museum and Shop (Suq) Hours
|Tuesday||10:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am to 8:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|Sunday||10:00 am to 5:00 pm|
The Museum and Suq are closed Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, and have reduced hours the day before Thanksgiving 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Christmas Eve 10:00–3:00pm Museum, 10:00–5:00pm Suq; and New Year's Eve 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
We are currently undergoing a Gallery Enhancements Project at the Oriental Institute Museum. As a result, certain display cases and objects will be temporary off display. Currently some display objects are temporarily off display in the Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery; the Egyptian Gallery will also be closed August 27th–Septhember 17th, 2018. The Edgar and Deborah Jannotta Mesopotamian Gallery will be closed September 17th–28th, 2018. The Robert and Deborah Aliber Persian Gallery will be closed January 7th–31st, 2019. Please check this website for the most up-to-date information. If you have a question about the status of a particular object or display case, please email email@example.com with the subject "OIM Display Inquiry". We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Suggested Admission: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 12. For groups of 10 or more people visiting the museum, please register by completing and submitting the appropriate form on the following page: Tours & Group Visits
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 Photographs taken in the galleries are for personal interest and research use only; they are not to be published or used for commercial purposes.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.