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American Writers Museum Admission

American Writers Museum

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In the heart of downtown Chicago, the American Writers Museum celebrates all genres of writing through interactive exhibits and programming. From Twain to Tupac, there’s a story here for everyone. Discover for yourself and visit today! 180 N. Michigan Avenue. Open Daily 10 AM – 5 PM. Named Illinois’ Best Attraction by USA Today and One of the 10 Best New Museums in the World by Fodor’s.

What You'll Get

Visit: American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-7401

Visitors will explore the great writers’ hometowns and learn about all of the AWM Affiliate homes in Writers Hall. In A Nation of Writers they will learn about and celebrate authors who are emblematic of a unique American Voice, across history, genre, and mediums, from poets to sportswriters . Galleries such as The Mind of a Writer will de-mystify famed writers’ works and methodologies and invite visitor creativity with games and other immersive offerings. The Wintrust Chicago Gallery will delve into the great writers, literary influencers, characters, and groups that shaped the city’s unique literary tradition. Featured in the Meijer Gallery is the temporary exhibit,  Capturing Stories: Photographs of Writers by Art Shay showcasing Shay’s landmark images of Nelson Algren and other notable writers.  Laura Ingalls Wilder: From Prairie to Page exhibit in the Writer’s Room focuses on Wilder’s lifelong relationship with language and writing that shaped her Little House series.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Students qualify for the senior rate, must present a valid student ID upon arrival
  • The Museum welcomes all visitors and we hope to make our exhibits and programming accessible to all. To that end, the following services are offered: Button activated doors at the building entrance Elevator access to the 2nd floor A large, gender-neutral, family restroom Wide restroom stalls with grab bars
  • Button activated doors at the building entrance
  • Elevator access to the 2nd floor
  • A large, gender-neutral, family restroom
  • Wide restroom stalls with grab bars
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Entry/Admission - American Writers Museum

  • Parking is not included.

Departure Point
Located on the famed Michigan Avenue

Departure Time
3/15/2019 - 6/20/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 3/15/2020 - 6/20/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

1 to 5 hours

Voucher Info
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