Oriental Institute Museum

1155 E 58th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA

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“world renowned showcase in history”

The Oriental Institute Museum is a world-renowned showcase for the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Near East. The museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, and the ancient site of Megiddo, as well as rotating special exhibits.

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Laura P.

An absolutely amazing museum experience with artifacts excavated by University of Chicago archaeologists from the 1890s-1930s. Less than .02% of their holdings are on display - but what is on... Read more

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On my trip to Chicago I was able to visit the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Art Institute, Museum of Science and Industry, and finally the Oriental Institute Museum on the University of Chicago... Read more

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Vincent L.

Although outdated in name and perhaps compact in size, this museum is jam-packed with treasures from what could be broadly referred to as the Middle East these days - an area bounded by Egypt,... Read more

Oriental Institute Museum

1155 E 58th St
Chicago, Illinois
60637 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun, Tue, Thu - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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