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Free cancellation
10,000+ locations globally
from $5.90/day
Rated 4.9 by 450,617+ people

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    Check in by showing your confirmation to a store employee and drop off your bags.

  • Enjoy the day

    Do whatever you’d like, then show your confirmation to pick up your stuff.

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Frequently
asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Art Institute of Chicago?

    The price for luggage storage near Art Institute of Chicago starts from just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Art Institute of Chicago?

    There are multiple locations in the Art Institute of Chicago area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Metra, Terminal 1, and Concourse B and all over Chicago.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Art Institute of Chicago?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Are there storage lockers near Art Institute of Chicago?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Art Institute of Chicago area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Art Institute of Chicago and in the broader Chicago area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Art Institute of Chicago?

    Popular metro stations like CTA - Belmont, CTA - Chicago, or CTA - Monroe can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Chicago near Art Institute of Chicago, you may be close to some bus stations: CTA - 47th and Lake Park Terminal, Cta Bus Stop 1157, or CTA Bus Stop 1518. If traveling by train, Jamba Union Station / Chicago, Ogilvie Transportation Center, and Metra - LaSalle Street are nearest to Art Institute of Chicago.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Art Institute of Chicago?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Art Institute of Chicago are Hyatt Regency Chicago, Sheraton Grand Chicago, and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Art Institute of Chicago are Chicago Getaway Hostel, The Pilsen Art House, and Hostelling International Chicago.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Art Institute of Chicago?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Art Institute of Chicago are Portillo's, Portillo's Hot Dogs, and McDonald's.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Art Institute of Chicago?

    Check out the nearby Grant Park, Bloomingdale Trail — The 606, and Washington Park.

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About the Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is located in Grant Park in the Downtown area. The Art Institute was founded in 1879 and is frequented by 1.5 million visitors each year. With over 300,000 works of art in the permanent collection and dozens of special temporary exhibitions year round, the Art Institute of Chicago is the country’s second-largest art museum (behind New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art). No visit to Chicago would be complete without a visit to this world-class center of arts and culture.

Fun fact: The Art Institute of Chicago was featured in a scene of the iconic 1986 John Hughes film, Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Things to Do at the Art Institute of Chicago

Given the sheer number of works on display at the Art Institute of Chicago, it would take much more than a day to truly delve into its many exhibitions. At any rate, Bounce prizes the following itinerary for a visit to this storied museum:

  • Head to the European Painting and Sculpture collection to view the world’s largest selection of Impressionist paintings outside of Paris
  • Check out American classics like Grant Wood’s American Gothic and Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks
  • Browse the 140,000 works in the Department of Architecture and Design
  • Peer at Modern paintings by Pablo Picasso and René Magritte or Contemporary works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Jackson Pollack
  • Get a comprehensive history of textiles from various cultures dating from 300 B.C. to the present
  • Delve deeper into art history by browsing the stacks at the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries
  • Enjoy the sculpture garden on the roof of the Modern Wing and cross the Nichols Bridgeway to Millennium Park

Transit Options near the Art Institute of Chicago

  • CTA “L”: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines at Adams/Wabash; Red and Blue lines at Monroe
  • Metra: Van Buren and Millennium stations

Luggage Storage near the Art Institute of Chicago

Large bags aren’t permitted through the halls of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Institute permits coat and bag storage for $1 per item. If, however, you plan to explore Grant Park and Downtown Chicago for a full day of activities and don’t want to worry about checking and rechecking your things (or being stuck lugging them around), we suggest booking Bounce bag storage in Chicago for a one-and-done daily deal.

Choose from our select partners below for hassle-free bag and luggage storage near the Art Institute of Chicago:

  • Cafe Press (800 S. Clark St.): off the "L" Red Line to Harrison or walk 10 minutes south
  • The UPS Store (1245 S. Michigan Ave.): off the "L" Green and Orange lines to Roosevelt

The following Bounce partners are also accessible from the Art Institute of Chicago:

  • Hot Shots Cafe (1242 N. Milwaukee Ave.): off the “L” Blue Line at Division
  • The UPS Store (1658 N. Milwaukee Ave.): off the “L” Blue Line at Damen
  • The UPS Store (1074 W. Taylor St.): 10-minute walk from the “L” Blue Line at UIC-Halsted
  • Dos Ricco’s (4064 N. Lincoln Ave.): take the “L” Red Line to Belmont and transfer to the “L” Brown Line to Irving Park
  • Primary Crossfit & Yoga (5050 N. Sheridan Rd.): off the “L” Red Line at Argyle

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