American Writers Museum
180 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

Parking & Directions

We’re located near the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. American Writers Museum parking is most convenient at Grant Park North Garage. 

Reduced rate pre-purchased parking is available online at all Millennium Garages.

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Driving Directions

  • From the North: Take I-90 E/I-94 E to the exit for Washington Boulevard, turn left onto W. Washington Boulevard. Turn left onto Michigan Ave. The museum is on the left. 
  • From the South: Take I-90 W/I-94 W to I-55 to the Lake Shore Drive Exit. After 2 miles, take the Randolph Street exit. Turn left on Randolph and follow it for 5 blocks to Michigan Ave. 
  • From the West: Take I-290 E to Ida B. Wells Drive. Turn left on S. Dearborn St. Turn right on Lake Street. Turn right onto N. Michigan Ave. The museum is immediately on the right. 

Public Transit

The AWM is easily accessible via public transit. Many CTA busses have stops nearby. State & Lake and Washington & Wabash CTA ‘L’ stations are within 2 blocks of the Museum and the Metra Millennium Station is one block south.

For more information, visit Transit Chicago

Nearby Accommodations

Several nearby hotels offer discounted rates to Museum visitors. Conveniently located in The Loop, the partners below offer first-class features at competitive rates. Click the logos below to book your stay!

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Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park logo
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