- Expires: 13/03/2018
- 2 months ago
COMBO TICKET THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO & SHEDD AQUARIUM (Buy your tickets now and skip the long lines)
You can visit each attraction on the same day or different days, it is up to you!
ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
Explore the Art Institute, Chicago’s world-class art museum and the second-largest in the United States, easy purchase advance ticket. Situated in Grant Park, the museum’s incredible range of impressionist, post-impressionist, modern and contemporary works is near the top of the list of Chicago’s must-see sights. Among the artists on display are works by Pollack, van Gogh, Renoir, Monet and Picasso plus, plus a striking new Modern Wing and cutting edge graphic and industrial design.
Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago, located in Grant Park.
Browse an extraordinary collection of Impressionist and modern art
Admire masterpieces by artists such as Monet, Renoir, Seurat, van Gogh, Chagall and Pollock
Complimentary tour available daily at noon; guests under 14 years of age receive free admission!
Free WiFi offered to download the new mobile app, featuring self-guided, engaging tours with behind-the-scenes stories and music to transport you into the artworks
Visit the Ryan Learning Center to explore JourneyMaker, a new digital tool that allows your family to create its very own tour of the museum
What You Can Expect
Artwork of Gerard Richter featured at the Art Institute of Chicago Step into the halls of one of America’s most famous art museums as you explore the world-class collections at the Art Institute of Chicago. Art and culture-lovers are sure to enjoy the convenience of purchasing in advance to have more time to wander the museum’s halls of priceless art by masters like Picasso and Monet at your own pace.
Start your visit any time during the museum’s regular hours of operation. Once inside, download the new Art Institute of Chicago mobile app, using the museum's complimentary WiFi. Explore the Art Institute’s unsurpassed collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces, covering such luminaries as Claude Monet, Georges Seurat and Vincent van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Explore JourneyMaker, a new digital tool that allows your family to create its very own tour of the museum, located at the Ryan Learning Center. Then head over to the museum’s celebrated Modern Wing, a quick stroll across an eye-catching bridge from the main building. Inside you’ll have the chance to admire one of the world’s premier collections of modern and contemporary art, including celebrated creators like Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Marc Chagall and Gerhard Richter.
Continue your visit with a look at the museum’s range of European and American decorative art items, Asian art and a collection of architectural, graphic and industrial design. Families should also be sure to take part in the museum’s selection kid-friendly art activities.
SHEDD AQUARIUM (Buy your tickets now and skip the long lines)
Shedd Aquarium (formally the John G. Shedd Aquarium) contains over 25,000 fish, and was for some time the largest indoor aquarium in the world with 5,000,000 US gallons of water. The Shedd Aquarium, which opened on May 30, 1930, was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Shedd Aquarium brings you eye-to-eye with more than 32,500 aquatic animals. Explore the recreated environments of the Amazon River and Philippine coral reefs.
NEW - AMPHIBIANS!
Get ready for a toadally ribbiting experience! Shedd’s new special exhibit, Amphibians.
In Amphibians, you’ll meet 40 species of frogs, salamanders and rarely seen caecilians. Learn how amphibians’ lives are full of change, from their life cycles to their adaptations to live in nearly every environment on Earth. Find out how too much change can spell trouble for amphibians — and how you can help them cope with big changes in our world today!
EXHIBITS INCLUDED WITH OUR SHEDD PASS PLUS TICKETS:
You get access to All Permanent and Temporary Exhibits Including:
Waters of the World
Polar Play Zone
Stingray Touch (open late May to October)
Amphibians Special Exhibit
Oceanarium Live Aquatic Presentation (tickets are available via kiosk inside aquarium)