OI Museum Reopening

OI Museum Currently Closed

In light of the current stay-at-home advisory issued by the city of Chicago, the OI Museum unfortunately will close on Saturday, November 14, and will remain closed through January 2021. We are no longer accepting online ticketed reservations and must cancel any reservations that have already been placed for the coming weeks. We are thankful for your interest in visiting the Museum and for your ongoing support. Please watch our website (oi100.uchicago.edu/visit-museum) for further announcements regarding hours and reservations.


Oriental Institute Museum Address


1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL, 60605

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Oriental Institute Museum Hours

Tuesday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 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 Photographs taken in the galleries are for personal interest and research use only; they are not to be published or used for commercial purposes.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.