Oriental Institute Museum
Both a pioneering interdisciplinary research center and a world-renowned museum, the Oriental Institute (OI) of the University of Chicago aims to understand, reveal, and protect the earliest civilizations of the ancient Middle East. With 350,000 artifacts excavated mainly by OI archaeologists, the OI Museum houses the largest collection of ancient Middle Eastern antiquities in the United States. Since its founding in 1919—a time when the Middle East was called the Orient—the OI has pioneered...
We have worked together with the University of Chicago to design a unique and safe visitor experience.
- Reservations are required for your visit, which is limited to one hour
- Reservation for parties of 1 to 8