1155 E. 58th St. Chicago, Ill. 60637(773) 702-9514 oi.uchicago.eduHours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. Admission: Suggested donation $7, $4 kids 11 and under
The Oriental Institute focuses on the Ancient Near East,
including Egypt, Persia and the Fertile Crescent. Families can
discover mummies from ancient Egypt, lions from ancient Babylon and
a colossal statue of King Tut by using free self-guided activities.
Travel back in time with computer games and gallery activity cards
in English and Spanish.