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The Oriental Institute of The University of Chicago
The Oriental Institute offers a mix of events and activities, including gallery tours, travel programs, hands-on workshops for children and families, exclusive members' programs, lectures, and rigorous adult education courses. The Oriental Institute is dedicated to engaging visitors of all ages and backgrounds with ancient cultures and the arts.
Hours of OperationTuesday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Reduced hours Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Admission is Free.