Buy Tickets

0711 ushers7 AJM masterTo enter the Institution grounds, a gate ticket is required for all visitors ages 13 to 90; a youth ticket is available for ages 12 to 25.

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What to expect

CHQ 07312015 0276Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 visitors will stay at Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages–all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village.

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Specials and Promotions

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Day Trips

0821 BeatlesTributeBand RLG04masterTo experience all that Chautauqua Institution has to offer in one day — including daily lectures, concerts, the beautiful grounds, two art galleries and so much more — you’ll need a gate pass for the duration of your stay and to park your car in our Main Lot.

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Dining and Shopping

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Group Tours and Road Scholar

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Maps & Directions

062214 Molly MB58 MasterChautauqua is basically a walking community with very narrow streets. The use of automobiles on the grounds is very restricted.

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Tour Chautauqua County

summer proseFor over 140 years, Chautauqua has been a destination for vacation learning, a place for personal growth, a place that engages the mind, body and spirit.

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