$9 for Adult Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago (Up to $18 Value)


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  • World-renowned museum
  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Great for group outings, families
  • Art from all ages

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In the hallowed galleries of art museums, people celebrate creative expressions of passion, agony, triumph, and complete nudity. Exalt in artistic freedom with today’s Groupon: for $9 you get an adult admission to the Art Institute of Chicago (up to an $18 value). This Groupon expires March 15.

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of the most lion-flanked museums in the world, featuring contemporary and classical artwork from all across the globe. The vast permanent collections encompass more than five millennia of artistic human expression, with amazing galleries of art from around the world, such as South Asian sculptures and Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. Arms enthusiasts will delight in the collection of unique Medieval and Renaissance weaponry and armor, while architecture aficionados can marvel over works by Frank Lloyd Wright and contemporary architects like Elizabeth Diller. The museum also hosts myriad exhibitions, with works ranging from tapestries and sculptures to stained glass window displays and invisible statuary. Experience a variety of media with Peter Fischli David Weiss: Questions, the Sausage Photographs, and a Quiet Afternoon. A new exhibition, Kings, Queens, and Courtiers: Art in Early Renaissance France opens on February 27th.

The Art Institute has successfully executed its duties collecting, preserving, and interpreting works of art since 1879. The world-renowned cultural center is the second largest art museum in the United States, with the addition of the Modern Wing, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, and the newest mutable-footage annex, accessible through the trans-dimensional portal to the Dali universe.

While the Art Institute of Chicago offers special free nights and discounts for children and seniors, this Groupon still represents the best possible deal for adults.

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The Art Institute of Chicago is frequently featured in major local and national publications such as the Chicago Tribune and the New York Times. Neary 475 Yelpers award it a near-perfect 4.5-star average. Frommer's rates the spectacular collection as exceptional.

  • You can't -- and shouldn't -- miss the Art Institute. – Frommer's
  • The new wing gives the venerable museum room to breathe, markedly expanding the number of works on display. – Jessica Reaves, New York Times

Customer Reviews

beautiful place
L G. · August 30, 2012
Great museum!
Chris S. · November 3, 2013
It was an amazing experience and I wish everyone could enjoy the artistic history
Bruce M. · May 11, 2013
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