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Oriental Institute Museum

8 Reviews
Open Open on Sun,12:00am-6:00pm;Open on Tue,Thu-Sat,10:00am-6:00pm;Open on Wed,10:00am-8:30pm
Address: 1155 E 58th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Phone: 773-702-9520

What people are saying:

It's awesome that the University of Chicago has its very own museum on campus! I've been there for classes and just for fun and it's always worth the short walk.

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  • Taylor B
    Taylor B
    Chicago, Illinois, USA

    Alexander the Great and I have something in common

    If you are a historian who relishes ancient artifacts, you can't pass up an opportunity to visit the Oriental Institute Museum. Located at 1155 East 58th Street, at the southeast corner of 58th Street...

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  • Deborahdear
    Schuylkill Haven

    Also called the OI Musem!

    Stunning Egyptian and other ancient artifacts (including mummies and King Tut) procured by previous faculty and student anthropology/Egyptology groups. Small but interesting gift shop. Free Admissio...

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  • dustythoughts
    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Outstanding Cultural Museum

    This museum doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. It houses a fantastic collection of cultural and historical artifacts from the Cradle of Civilization: Mesopotamia, Assyria, Ancient Egypt, A...

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  • Navybluetravel

    Simply Outstanding Collection!

    What a gem in Chicago! Comprehensive and well designed exhibit. If you love history, this is the museum to visit. Definitely will go back again.

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  • claude o
    claude o

    Hidden gem on campus

    The oriental Institute of Chicago is located on 58th street and University drive, on the University of Chicago campus. It is housed in a Gothic style building. There are parking options around. There ...

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Additional Information


Stroll into a universe of Eastern marvel at the Oriental Institute Museum right in Chicago, the core of the American Midwest. Constructed in 1919 on the campus of the University of Chicago, this archaeological exhibition hall and dynamic research center houses a lovely accumulation of antiquities enumerating the historical backdrop of the Middle East. Devour your eyes on the renowned Megiddo Ivories, an accumulation of Bronze Age ivory embellishments found in advanced Israel. Remain in stunningness underneath the epic human-headed stone bull from antiquated Assyria, and look into the eyes of the amazing statue of Egypt's Tutankhamen. The gallery likewise includes various uncommon displays; take a gander at its site to perceive what it is facilitating at the present time!
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