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American Writers Museum


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180 N. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

(??.? miles from you)


American Writers Museum

American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum
American Writers Museum

(??.? miles from you)

180 N. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Find your words and summer fun at the American Writers Museum (AWM)! The museum is a modern, interactive place with sights, sounds, scents, touchscreens, and original installations. Multiple galleries with hands-on ex

The AWM received a TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews the museum has earned over the past year. 

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Why You Should Go...

Find your words and summer fun at the American Writers Museum (AWM)! The museum is a modern, interactive place with sights, sounds, scents, touchscreens, and original installations. Multiple galleries with hands-on exhibits engage visitors of all ages. Special exhibits Bob Dylan: Electric and Tools of the Trade are free with museum admission. 

The AWM received a TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews the museum has earned over the past year. 

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Open Now. Closes 5:00 PM

10:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Wi-fi, Gift Shop

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

The AWM will be closed the following days: Thanksgiving Day & December 25. 

For the most convenient parking for the American Writers Museum, park at Grant Park North Garage. Reduced rate pre-purchased parking is available online at all Millennium Garages.

The AWM retail shop is open near our front desk during our regular business hours. 

Fun Facts

The Negaunee Foundation Children's Literature Gallery features a mural created by celebrated illustrator and author Paul O. Zelinsky. The mural depicts forty-two squirrels intensely engaged in reading thirty-four books that represent significant milestones in American Children's literature.

In Story of the Day, visitors can write stories using paper and pencil, typewriters, or digital media and post it on the museum's story wall or add it to the online story of the day.

The museum has a Word Waterfall, an immersive experience that combines a dynamic animation of words, accompanying imagery, and a soundscape.

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Why You Should Go...

Find your words and summer fun at the American Writers Museum (AWM)! The museum is a modern, interactive place with sights, sounds, scents, touchscreens, and original installations. Multiple galleries with hands-on exhibits engage visitors of all ages. Special exhibits Bob Dylan: Electric and Tools of the Trade are free with museum admission. 

The AWM received a TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews the museum has earned over the past year. 

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Open Now. Closes 5:00 PM

10:00am - 5:00pm, Daily

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation

Parking: Street, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Wi-fi, Gift Shop

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

The AWM will be closed the following days: Thanksgiving Day & December 25. 

For the most convenient parking for the American Writers Museum, park at Grant Park North Garage. Reduced rate pre-purchased parking is available online at all Millennium Garages.

The AWM retail shop is open near our front desk during our regular business hours. 

Fun Facts

The Negaunee Foundation Children's Literature Gallery features a mural created by celebrated illustrator and author Paul O. Zelinsky. The mural depicts forty-two squirrels intensely engaged in reading thirty-four books that represent significant milestones in American Children's literature.

In Story of the Day, visitors can write stories using paper and pencil, typewriters, or digital media and post it on the museum's story wall or add it to the online story of the day.

The museum has a Word Waterfall, an immersive experience that combines a dynamic animation of words, accompanying imagery, and a soundscape.

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