Oriental Institute Museum in Chicago

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The University of Chicago Oriental Institute has one of the best collections of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern archeology in the world, which is moreover free, small, very well exhibited, and basically started by Indiana Jones. Some highlights include: much of the Assyrian "Fortress of Sargon," a colossal statue of King Tutankhamun, and the Mummy and Coffin of Meresamun. Visitors with a strong interest may want to devote several hours to pore over the dense exhibits, but the small museum can
Price: Free, suggested donation $5 adult, $2 child
Hours: T,Th-Sa 10AM-6PM, W 10AM-8:30PM, Su noon-6PM
Address: 1155 E 58th St
Phone: +1 773 702-9514
Url: http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum

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