Open Now: Museum Reopenings!


Paintings and artifacts and dinosaurs, oh my! Chicago is home to such a wide variety of museums, and we are so excited to announce that visitors can now get back to exploring. Check out all the museums you can visit, and learn a little bit about how they plan to keep you safe. 

Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago celebrates humanity through the creativity of artists from all different backgrounds around the world. Join the celebration by purchasing your ticket online today.

Safety Guidelines: face coverings are required, six-foot distancing between groups, limited amenities, closed or limited capacities at certain galleries, and directional signage 

Holocuast Museum & Education Center 

Honor those who lost their lives during the Holocuast and immerse yourself in the museum that local Holocuast survivors created to preserve their memories. Further your education by purchasing tickets online.  

Safety Guidelines: face coverings required, one at a time group policies, closed coat check, building has been treated with anti-microbial spray, public spaces are cleaned on an hourly basis, and touch-screen displays are disabled

Field Museum

Take a journey way back to hundreds, thousands, and even millions of years ago, and expand your knowledge of this unbelievable world. Reserve tickets online today!

Safety Guidelines: face coverings are required, hand sanitizer stations throughout building, frequent cleaning, interactive exhibits temporarily closed, 25% capacity 

International Museum of Surgical Science

Broaden your knowledge base on surgical sciences and the history of medicine in the museum that is noted as the leader among medical and health museums worldwide! There is no need for a reservation, but advance ticket purchases are encouraged. 

Safety Guidelines: face coverings required, six-feet distancing, floor markings, 25% capacity and a limit of 25 people on each floor, sanitizer availability, disinfected touch areas, no cash payments, and no group tours

Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Develop a better understanding of the past, present, and future of the military through extensive collections of artifacts, exhibits, and books. Admission is free for Chicago fire and police departments, those with an active military ID, and anyone under 18.  

Safety Guidelines: face coverings are required, maintained cleanliness, social distancing, 3rd floor is appointment only, and no food or beverages

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Gain a deeper appreciation for artistic photography by examining the cultural and political role photography plays in our world today. Reserve a timed ticket online for this stimulating experience.

Safety Guidelines: Face coverings are required, social distancing, time limited reservations

The Driehaus Museum

Explore 19th-century wealth as you make your way through the former mansion of a prominent figure in the national banking industry. Come and deepen your understanding of Chicago’s culture, history, and urban fabric during the Gilded Age. Reserve your ticket online today!

Safety Guidelines: Face covering are required, social distancing, directional signage, sanitizer availability, limited elevator use, and no strollers or coat check

Written By: Natalie Kokaska

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