Tour Programs at a Glance

Book a group visit today! Please read the descriptions below to learn about the tours and programs the Oriental Institute offers for various types of groups. University of Chicago student groups are eligible for free tours and visits. 

The Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery will be closed 8/27-9/17 and the Edgar and Deborah Jannotta Mesopotamian Gallery will be closed 9/18-9/28 for case installations; we are unable to offer any guided tours or programs during that time. Self-guided group visits are available from 8/27-9/28, but please note that approximately one third of the galleries will be closed during that time. Guided tours and programs resume September 29, 2018.
Program Cost per Student Cost per Senior Cost per Adult # of Participants Suggested Grade Duration
Guided Tour $5 $7 $10 10-60 4th+ 1 hour
Self-Guided Tour $5 $7 $10 10-60 N/A 1 hour
Guided Tour + Film $5 $10 $13 10-120 4th+ 2 hours
Time Travelers $10 N/A  N/A 10-20 K-3rd 2 hours
Junior Archaeologist $10 N/A N/A 10-44 4th-8th 2 hours
Artifact Analysis $10 N/A N/A 10-60 5th-12th 2 hours
Ancient Innovators $10 N/A N/A 10-120 5th-12th 2 hours