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Explore one of America’s most artistic cities! Marvel at the vast collections of art and artifacts at the Art Institute of Chicago – recently named the #1 Museum in the US! Enjoy VIP admission and a complimentary audio tour. Take an unforgettable Architecture Cruise, and learn all about the fascinating history of Chicago’s skyline, from the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871 to modern construction by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Skidmore Owings Merrill, and Helmut Jahn. Of course, you can also enjoy the beautiful architectural diversity of Chicago on foot! Take one of many walking tours with the Chicago Architecture Foundation to focus in-depth on various neighborhoods and artistic movements that made Chicago what it is today. Save 26% on all things art and architecture on your next trip to the Windy City!
Recently Voted #1 Museum in the World by TripAdvisor!Chicago may be the Second City, but there is nothing second rate about this art collection. Feast your eyes upon masterworks by Hopper, Monet, and Rembrandt, as well as an expansive collection of contemporary art. A highlight: Seeing the iconic American Gothic up close.
Part urban outing, part outdoor adventure, on this tour you'll explore the masterworks of some of the world's most famous architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and more. There is no better view than from the Chicago River.
Be amazed by Chicago’s innovation, creativity and architecture. CAF’s tours are famous around the world for one reason: we train real Chicagoans to give real tours of the real city. CAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring people to learn why design matters. Stop in today and take advantage of our free exhibitions, interesting lectures and award-winning retail shop.
Or check out the FAQ below to find quick answers to common questions.
A Go Select Pass is priced as you build it. The exact savings depends on the combination of attractions. Generally, the more attractions you buy, the higher the savings.
30 days. Visiting your first attraction activates your pass. Then, you have 30 days to visit all your attractions. You have 1 year from the purchase date to begin using your pass.
Yes. You have one year from the date of purchase to begin using your pass. After one year, it will expire.
Unless otherwise noted, you may visit each attraction only once.
We know sometimes travel plans change, even at the very last minute. That's why, if you don't end up activating and using your pass within a year of the purchase date, we'll give you a full refund. No questions asked.
Here's the best part: unlike our competitors, this built-in cancellation insurance comes with every card purchase — free of charge.
If you have any questions, or if you would like to initiate a refund anytime within 1 year of your purchase, please call our Customer Care Team at 800-887-9103. We'll tell you how you can return your non-activated card or pass.
Please note: Activated passes are non-refundable.
Your pass will be immediately available to download and/or print after checkout. You will also receive a pdf attached to your confirmation email.
Your pass is a PDF document. You need to a pdf reader to open your pass. Please visit http://get.adobe.com/reader to download and install a free reader from Adobe.
Each traveler will have his or her own Go Select Pass, containing a unique bar code. At most attractions, you simply present your Go Select Pass at the normal ticket window. The attendants will scan your pass and return it to you.
Please read the individual "Getting In" instructions for each attraction to determine if there are any special instructions. (Some attractions may require you to redeem your Go Select pass for a separate entrance pass.)
Child Passes are for children ages 3-12. Most attractions do not charge for children under 3 years old. However, there are some exceptions (especially children's museums and attractions geared toward very young travelers). If you have a child under 3 years old, please check with the attraction directly in advance. You may be charged at the gate.
Certain attractions may require reservations. While most do not require reservations, please read the "Getting In" details for each of your selected attractions to see if a reservation is required.
You can't remove attractions from a package, but visit our Go Select page to add more!
Yes, you can! Since you already have your paid admission on your phone, many of our attraction partners allow you to go straight to the gate, skipping the ticket line. Check the "Getting In" instructions for each attraction on your pass to see where and how.
We guarantee that you'll pay less than at the door when buying attractions together, but our partners ask that we do not disclose the unpublished rates they offer us. We will show you an overall discount, but not on a per-attraction basis.
When purchasing just a single attraction we display the price you'll pay.