Day of the Dead Tour Reservations


Day of the Dead 2013 Guided Tours

We are happy to announce that Day of the Dead guided tour reservations will open on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Guided tours provide your group with an in-depth look at the traditions of Day of the Dead in Mexico and their contemporary artistic interpretations.

Reservations: Reservations are required for all groups, including visiting groups. Only phone reservations with a live representative are accepted. To make a reservation, please call 312-738-1503, x3842. 

Guided Tour Dates: Guided tours will be available from Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, December 15. 

Tour Length: Tours are 60 minutes long.

Tour Group Size: Tour groups have a capacity of 45 people per group. If your group is larger, you will be asked to break down your group into multiple smaller tours. Group minimum is 10 people. 

Grade Levels: Guided tours are available for grades preK-12. There must be at least one chaperone for every 10 students. 

Cancellations: All cancellations must be made at least 2 weeks before your scheduled date. Any tour cancellations made after this will be billed to your group. 

Guided Tour Hours:

Mon.-Fri.: 9am to 3:30 pm

Every half hour

Sat & Sun: 10am to 3pm

Every hour

Pricing:  $100-$160

Folk Art Week (Oct. 11-20): Folk artists from Mexico will visit the museum between the dates of Oct. 12-21 to showcase their crafts. Students will be able to watch these artisans in action during this time at the end of their tour. Special workshops will be taught by some of the artisans between the dates of Oct. 14-17. Please call 312-738-1503, x3842 for information on these workshops and pricing. These workshops will be subject to availability

Visiting Groups: All large visiting groups (10 to 45 people) must register before coming to the exhibition. A suggested donation of $40 will be requested. Visiting is subject to availability due to the high volume of visitor traffic during this time. If your group does not pre-register, it may be turned away from the exhibition. Please call 312-738-1503, x3842 for more details and reservations.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:00am - Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 5:00am
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:00am