OI Museum Reopening

Vist the Museum 

We have adopted health and safety protocols under the guidance of the University of Chicago and developed in conjunction with UChicaog Medicine in order to promote a safe and enjoyable experience when visiting us. 

Learn More and Make a Reservation.


Oriental Institute Museum Address


1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL, 60605

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Oriental Institute Museum Hours

Tuesday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Suggested Admission: Adults $10, Children (12 & under) $5.

Photography PolicyPhotography is permitted in the museum galleries. Use of tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, or additional lighting units, however, is not permitted. To request publication-quality image files from our Digital Archives (including object, exhibition, and archival photographs and illustrations) and to obtain permission for publication, visit Photo Requests and Permissions.

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.