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$12 – Half Off General Admission for 2 at New Downtown Museum

American Writers Museum
Nathan Kirchhoff
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Why We Love This Deal

See one of the World's 10 Best New Museums (Fodor's): Save 50% at the American Writers Museum, located on Michigan Avenue.

What's Included

  • $12 for two General Admission Adult tickets (reg. $24)
  • See exhibits such as:
    • The Wintrust Chicago Gallery, featuring Windy City poets, novelists, playwrights and journalists like Lorraine Hansberry and Nelson Algren
    • A Nation of Writers, which tells the story of over 400 years of American writing history
    • The Negaunee Foundation Children's Literature Gallery, illuminating milestone stories for American children and young adults

Why We Love It

  • “This playful, thought-provoking museum encompasses the entire scope of American letters," from "novels, poetry and nonfiction books to potboilers, children's literature" and "even journalism” (Chicago Tribune)
  • “The U.S. has never had a national monument to celebrate its own varied and diverse tradition -- until now” (Condé Nast Traveler)
  • "Interactive touch screens and high-tech multimedia installations" include the Word Waterfall, in which a "wall of … seemingly random words is revealed ... to contain resonant literary quotations” (The New York Times)
  • Within walking distance of Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago and more downtown destinations
  • Earns a 5-star rating from over 300 TripAdvisor reviewers, in addition to TripAdvisor's 2019 Certificate of Excellence

Travelzoo Tip: Through this fall, check out the exhibit Bob Dylan: Electric, featuring the singer-songwriter's literature-inspired works like Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (1965).

Voucher can be redeemed immediately; valid during merchant's operating hours. Upon arrival, present printed voucher or display in Travelzoo mobile app. Valid for two people. Children 12 and under are free. Not valid on products. Cannot combine with other offers. Must use in one visit.

50% off

$12 $24


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