Art Institute of Chicago Exclusive Guided Tour

3 reviews

2.5 Hours

Max 14

Why take this tour?


  • Enter the Art Institute with an expert art historian guide on this exclusive access tour.
  • Immerse yourself among the contemporary masterpieces housed within the acclaimed museum and listen as your guide brings each piece to life by sharing the story behind it.
  • Let your guide lead you to the most important pieces of the 300,000-strong collection, taking the hard work out of finding where to go and what to see.
  • See world-renowned pieces such as "Self Portrait" by Vincent Van Gogh, "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat and "Water Lilies" by Claude Monet
  • Explore in a small group for a special, personal experience, and interact with your guide who can give insider’s insight into Chicago.
  • Sites Visited
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Georges Seurat
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Claude Monet
  • Grant Wood
  • Edward Hopper
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Georgia O'Keefe
  • Salvador Dali
  • Andy Warhol
  • Thorne Miniature Rooms
  • Tour Includes
  • Expert art historian tour guide
  • Small group of 14 or less
  • Admission to The Art Institute of Chicago

Discover the Art Institute of Chicago's most iconic pieces with the guidance of an expert.

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Our guide, Heath, was the reason our tour of The Chicago Art Institute was amazing. He not only captured (and held) the interest of our small group, but some of the visitors around us also started following us to gain free insight. Heath is a valuable asset!
Stephen · May 23, 2023 · United States · Male · 35 to 44 years
Very Knowledgeable guide and friendly I really enjoyed the tour
Susan · Feb 15, 2023

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting point: 

We'll meet at 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, in front of the Lions statues outside the museum. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign and tote bag.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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