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Museum Hack Chicago

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Closed Now: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Museum Hack Chicago
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Museum Hack offers a high-energy, group-oriented tour experience certain to keep you entertained and teach you a bit along the way. Our Renegade Guides are experts at museums and storytelling; they combine the greatest art and artifacts humanity has...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603-6110
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun way to spend 2 hours exploring the Art Institute of Chicago with our four adult children. Definitely not a traditional tour, we viewed none of the popular or well known pieces of art. We did, however, view and discuss a wide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first Museum Hack tour and I would say I was won over. I went into it a bit skeptical, thinking of the experience as "forced fun", but I thought the content was fascinating, the activities were varied, and the pace was quick...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank b00ktraveller
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been many times to the Art Institute of Chicago, but I was looking forward to this tour. My friend and I were not disappointed! We were fortunate enough to get Colin as our guide— he was charming! SO much fun — he made the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

I have been wanting to try a Museum Hack tour for a couple years now, and finally had a chance to do one yesterday. Our tour guide, Colin, was beyond delightful. We laughed so much and had the very best time. I could not imagine...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ale C
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing tour by Colin. He was funny and very interactive. No museum fatigue here! We learned about various types of artworks that spanned over 5000 years. I highly recommend this tour for anyone over 14. Can’t wait to do another tour in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thewife2
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The art museum is a HUGE place. The point of this tour is to get you into every room, looking at and thinking about a selection of pieces. As our guide put it, it would take months for you to see every single piece of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband and I did the Un-Highlights Tour at The Art Institute in Chicago. Our tour guide, Colin, was amazing and made the tour so much fun. We saw so many cool pieces of art that I wouldn't seek out on my own and he...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emilyweinert
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

For old hands at the museum or first timers looking for a fresh perspective, Museum Hacks provides a fast paced romp giving new life to an old institution. Collin has done his homework on some of the lesser appreciated but amazing artwork. A good tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 364amyo
Reviewed 25 August 2018

What a fantastic tour! Growing up around Chicago, I've been on many Art Institute tours over the years. This one was, hands-down, my favorite. Such a fun, fiesty, and and unique perspective and a rare glimpse into rooms and collections that I'd never before explored....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellitay
Reviewed 21 August 2018

sort of like listening to a 2-hour stand-up routine while glancing at some museum artifacts, taking cell-phone photographs, and hearing the guide's shtick. Occasionally his real affection for some of the artifacts shines through -- that's worthwhile. If you're not "afraid" of art, though, be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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