How it works
- STEP 1
Select the most convenient location for your needs
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Instantly reserve your space in a few clicks
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Drop off items
Head to the store and show your reservation
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Enjoy the city
Go about your day without lugging around your things
Art Institute of Chicago Luggage Storage Guide 2021
Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Magnificent Mile, Wrigley Building, or State Street and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Art Institute of Chicago area at Chicago, Cloud Gate (The Bean), or Navy Pier and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.
Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Art Institute of Chicago!
Luggage storage nearby Art Institute of Chicago with Bounce
Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.
Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.
Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Art Institute of Chicago area start at just $5.90/day.
Book through our or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!
Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Art Institute of Chicago area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Morton Arboretum, Millennium Park, and Grant Park. You can also go for a hike around Wooded Island, Northerly Island Habitat Development Project, and Roman Pucincki Preserve. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out The Signature Room, City Winery at the Chicago Riverwalk, and Buddy Guy's Legends.
Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Art Institute of Chicago area?
✅Multiple locations near Art Institute of Chicago
✅$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings
✅Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety
✅2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in
✅Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored
How do I store luggage near Art Institute of Chicago with Bounce?
Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.
You’re now free to enjoy Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago without your things!
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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Frequently asked questions
How much does luggage storage cost near Art Institute of Chicago?
The price for luggage storage near Art Institute of Chicago is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.
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 gurantee.
Where are the best restaurants near Art Institute of Chicago?
The most popular restaurants to visit when near Art Institute of Chicago are Giordanos, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, and Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe.
Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Art Institute of Chicago?
Check out the nearby Morton Arboretum, Millennium Park, and Grant Park.
What are the best museums near Art Institute of Chicago?
While nearby, you can check out The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, and Adler Planetarium.