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Chicago Architecture River Cruise

Chicago Architecture River Cruise

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Cruise down the Chicago River to see the city's famous architecture on this boat tour. With commentary from your onboard guide, watch the spectacular skyline glide by, including more than 40 notable buildings like Navy Pier, the Wrigley Building, and the John Hancock Building. Cover all three branches of the Chicago River, passing the East Bank Club, the old Post Office Building and the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower).
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.69
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$44.69
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Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

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Explore Chicago's gangster past on this mafia tour in a coach vehicle. Drive around the Windy City to see where Al Capone, The Untouchables, Hymie Weiss, and John Dillinger, among other thugs hung out. A history-savvy guide introduces you to some of the most storied locations of Chicago’s criminal past, including Holy Name Cathedral, Biography Theatre, and the site of the bloody St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. You'll be able to get out and pose for pictures in front of a historic courthouse, among other infamous sites.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Chicago Architectural River Cruise
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Chicago Architectural River Cruise

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See the towers, piers and iconic landmarks along the Chicago River on an architectural cruise through the heart of the city. Enjoy complimentary refreshments on deck as you cruise down the historic waterway, while listening to fun stories and facts throughout the tour. Spot gargoyles that keep watch high above the city, and buildings that range from Neoclassical to Art Deco. Take in over fifty sites from Lake Point Tower to the Navy Pier, and see the Second City from the water.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.05
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$49.05
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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour

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Step aboard a boat for a comprehensive cruise that details the history of Chicago's architecture. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline accompanied by architecture-focused commentary that points out each of the landmark buildings. As you cruise through Lake Michigan, snap photos of you and your party against the stretch of Chicago's 26-mile shoreline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Field Museum of Natural History Admission Tickets
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Field Museum of Natural History Admission Tickets

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Delve deep into the world of natural history with this Field Museum admission ticket in Chicago. Spend as long as you like exploring the museum's collection of more than 26 million artifacts. Get to know SUE, the world's largest T. Rex, or stroll through the sparkling Hall of Gems. Time travel through 13,000 years of history in the Americas, from the Ice Age to Inca and Aztec temples. Take advantage of the free daily tours, led by Field Museum docents.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.00
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$26.00
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers

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Admire the incredible façades and intricate interiors of the Windy City's 1920s art deco and art moderne buildings during this architecture walking tour of Chicago. Uncover the history of Chicago art deco architectural along with the city's influential role in the development of this iconic artistic style, as you get an up close and personal look at its wealth of gorgeous period buildings. This art deco Chicago walking tour also includes a certified guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

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Discover the ‘dark side’ of the Windy City thanks to this 2.5-hour, bus-based, nighttime crime history tour of Chicago. Explore the lives of notorious mobsters like Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Bugs Moran, and more as you explore infamous crime scenes like the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, learn about ‘The Enforcer’s Safe,’ and stop by local watering holes.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise

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Explore Chicago's iconic landmarks on this sightseeing tour led by an expert guide. Board a comfortable, large-windowed minibus and explore downtown and Northside neighborhoods. You have a chance to get out and visit several locations and hear about the historical and cultural factors that make Chicago unique. Upgrade your tour with a popular open-top boat tour on the Chicago River that focuses on the city's renowned architecture.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.95
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$39.95
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour

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Discover the architectural gems of the Windy City from an ideal vantage point on a cruise down the Chicago River. Offered several times throughout the day, it’s easy to fit the leisurely excursion into your itinerary. Covering more than 130 years of architectural history, the tour is the perfect opportunity to see a huge area of the city without the hassle of taxis and public transit.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour

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An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.00
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$104.00
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Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

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The Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady has long been the gold standard among all Chicago tour experiences, and is the only Chicago architecture boat tour led by highly trained expert docents. On this 90-minute cruise, you will enjoy an overview of historic and modern architectural styles including stories about the people who designed and built Chicago. No visit to Chicago is complete without experiencing this award winning tour, so accept no substitutes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Don’t spend time figuring out what to see in Chicago and how to get there—this hop-on hop-off tour provides a mapped-out itinerary of the city's top sights. With several strategically located stops, the tour allows you to explore the Windy City at your own pace. See the world-class Art Institute and landmark skyscrapers, while audio commentary onboard gives you insight into the city's colorful history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.10
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$26.10
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Windy City Ghost Tour

Windy City Ghost Tour

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Windy City Ghosts walking Ghost Tour provides a look into the darkness that lurks below Chicago’s busy streets. Our Ghost Tour transports you back in time to an era of gangsters, bootleggers, bank robbers, and jazz babies. Windy City Ghosts nightly Ghost Tours take you through Lincoln Park, a beautiful North Side neighborhood with a twisted past. Learn about the forgotten burial ground that is the foundation of this bustling neighborhood. Check the bathroom mirrors in the Lion House of the Lincoln Park Zoo to make sure the ghost of a Victorian woman in white isn’t standing right behind you. Learn what spirit haunted Al Capone to the end of his days. On our Ghost Tour, you’ll hear the strange and disturbing tales associated with each of our carefully selected tour stops.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.09
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$24.09
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Chicago CityPASS

Chicago CityPASS

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Get the most out of your trip to Chicago as you enjoy discount access to five of the city’s top attractions with the CityPASS. This easy-to-use mobile ticket grants you free entry into top-tier sights including the Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago (Opening with reimagined experience in Spring 2021), and the Field Museum plus your choice of admission to 3 of the following attractions: Adler Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, and the 360 CHICAGO Observation Deck. Also enjoy a wealth of useful Chicago tips and savings at a variety of other venues and retailers.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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$109.00

45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile

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Get a front row perspective on the exquisite buildings that line the Chicago River during a 45-minute architecture cruise. Hear live commentary about the history and architectural heritage of Chicago on this family-friendly tour, which highlights landmarks such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Michigan Avenue Bridge, Wrigley Building, and Willis Tower. Sit on the open-air top deck or the sheltered bottom deck for the ultimate view of Chicago.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.00
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$23.00
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Best of Chicago: History & Culture Tour with Chocolate and Popcorn

Best of Chicago: History & Culture Tour with Chocolate and Popcorn

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The Windy City is known for its spectacular architecture and eclectic food scene. Experience both on this tour through the downtown that combines sights with nibbles. Take in famous landmarks like the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, and Cloud Gate on foot and with the scenic L train or water taxi along the Chicago River. Taste popcorn and chocolate from two beloved city eateries during the tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.50
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$51.50
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Chicago Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P.- BYOB

Chicago Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P.- BYOB

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Native 312 offers a unique spin on BYOB paint night! Join us as we host an intimate look into the world of Urban Art as we learn about some different styles and techniques with guest artists. Then you get your hands dirty as you walk around our gallery setting and test out your skills in different mediums like aerosol spray and stencil. At the end of your workshop you will be able to go home with your own piece of art!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

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Take in iconic views of the beautiful Chicago lakefront and its many landmarks during this 40-minute Lake Michigan sightseeing boat cruise. Climb aboard your vessel for a laid-back ride, enjoying panoramic views of the Windy City's skyline from a unique perspective. Along the way, you'll listen to informative commentary and take in views of the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower, along with many other landmarks. Plus feel free to bring your own lunch or grab a drink at the onboard bar, during your ride.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.25
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$27.25
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Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Small Group Tour

Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Small Group Tour

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Experience Chicago like never before on this small-group Segway tour. Visit Chicago’s ‘front yard,’ the beautiful lakefront and 57-acre Museum Campus. Glide along the fragrant floral paths to famous Buckingham Fountain. Then travel along the banks of Lake Michigan, past Monroe Harbor to the Museum Campus for a breathtaking view of the city’s iconic skyline. Guided Segway training plus the use of a helmet are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.24
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Field Museum of Natural History All-Access Pass

Field Museum of Natural History All-Access Pass

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One of Chicago’s most popular and recognizable landmarks, the Field Museum of Natural History offers a wide array of treasures, from its Hall of Gems to Sue—one of the best-preserved Tyrannosaurus Rex fossils ever found. Guarantee your admission to this in-demand museum, and prevent any stress, by booking your tickets before you travel. Upon arrival, you can explore the museum at your own pace, and even embark on a complimentary, docent-led tour.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art: General Admission Ticket

Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art: General Admission Ticket

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The MCA Chicago is one of the nation’s largest multidisciplinary museums devoted to the art of our time with an international reputation for presenting ground-breaking exhibitions. Although not on permanent display, works from the collection appear regularly in our many rotating exhibitions. Its collection features artists such as Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, and Alexander Calder. It also contains historical samples of 1940s–1970s late surrealism, pop art, minimalism, and conceptual art; notable holdings in 1980s postmodernism; as well as contemporary painting, sculpture, photography, video, installation, and related media. The MCA boasts an award-winning store and Marisol, the restaurant and bar, featuring innovative flavors in an immersive art environment. The performing arts program features leading performers from around the globe in its 300-seat theater. The museum offers tours and programs for all ages and is free for all youth 18 and under.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.00
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Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

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See the overlooked highlights of Chicago’s Loop district with a 2-hour walking tour that takes in the best of the bustling, vibrant neighborhood’s inside spaces. Get behind the façades to explore stunningly designed interiors as you follow a specially-designed route with an experienced guide. Learn about the city’s architecture, art and history while visitng a side of Chicago that’s beyond the tourist trail, and experience the Windy City with a local perspective.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.00
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$33.00
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Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Small-Group Guided Tour

Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Small-Group Guided Tour

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Explore one of the country’s great art museums—and discover many of its collection highlights—on this small-group Art Institute of Chicago tour. Meet your guide right out front, and see works from artists the likes of Picasso, Chagall, Seurat, O’Keeffe, and many more. As you go, your guide will share the stories behind the masterpieces, and will help bring the history of the museum and its collection to life.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.70
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What people are saying about Art & Culture in Chicago

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Chicago Architecture River Cruise
"Great way to see the city and learn a little bit more about the beautiful buildings that make Chicago"..."
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Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour
"Liked it all. Second time we’ve went on the tour. Would tell anybody to go and it’s very interesting!"..."
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago
"Kias energy was super fun and I learned a lot of tid bits and excited to learn more about the history of the city!!"..."
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Chicago Architectural River Cruise
"Knowledgeable & professional staff. The buildings were unbelievable and the history lesson was great."..."
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Chicago Lake and River Architecture Tour
"It was a breathtakingly beautiful day, and the cruise went so smoothly with a very knowledgeable guide!"..."
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Field Museum of Natural History Admission Tickets
"What a wonderful, educational experience! We thoroughly enjoyed touring the museum and leisurely exploring different exhibits. The mammals exhibit and Nature Walk were especially well designed and the animals looked as through they could be living and breathing in their glass enclosures. It was absolutely fantastic!"..."
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers
"David took us to a trip to the past. Art Deco can be hidden or glowing in front of you and David gave us tips on how to recognize it. He took us to amazing places around Downtown where this style exists. Thank you for sharing with us! We highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour
"Katie was very informative and entertaining. Enjoyed seeing the neighborhoods we went through and many restaurants."..."
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Chicago City Minibus Tour with Optional Architecture River Cruise
"Rick was funny and very knowledgeable of the city and historical monuments. This was worth the money."..."
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
"The tour was amazing and exceeded our expectations! The tour was on time and the hostess knowledge on Chicago’s history was thrilling!"..."
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour
"Kelly, our guide was extraordinary. She was knowledgeable, patient and fun. The length of the tour was just right, and provided the perfect 1st day orientation of this amazing city"..."
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Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady
"Excellent start to finish including the boat captain, and especially the knowledgeable docent Dan J."..."
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Convenient, clean, freindly. Actors giving the commentary were a little too cute for our taste. Pointing out landmarks, history and telling about a city doesn't have to be cutesy."..."
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Windy City Ghost Tour
"So much fun. Chloe did a great job showing us all the spooky sights. Very informative and informational."..."
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Chicago CityPASS
"I took my grandson to Chicago for his 17th birthday. He wanted to check out all the museums and the Lincoln park zoo. We did all that and more. The city pass and making advanced reservations for specific events made our trip so fun and easy."..."
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45-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour from Magnificent Mile
"This tour was everything! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny. The Chicago Skyline and building are beautiful. The drinks are very strong also and I can’t wait to come back and visit."..."
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Best of Chicago: History & Culture Tour with Chocolate and Popcorn
"The amazing architecture and history of the city was amazing. Our guide, Kevin, did a wonderful job with so much enthusiasm!"..."
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Chicago Spray Paint 'n' Sip at Studio W.I.P.- BYOB
"It was a great first experience and I loved every moment of having that time to paint. I will be back"..."
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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise
"Great experience you can see the whole Chicago skyline I would do it again bring your love one with you they’ll love it!"..."
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Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Small Group Tour
"It was the funniest way to see Chicago. The Segway girl, named Tammy, is the best. Ride a Segway is very easy, even for child’s."..."
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Field Museum of Natural History All-Access Pass
"Loved it. We ran out of time to see everything even starting at 11am-5pm. We will definitely be visiting again!"..."
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Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art: General Admission Ticket
"We enjoyed the special Comic exhibit. Very good museum store! The 76 year-old man married to Naomi recalled many comics, but your exhibits informed us of a history of comics and talented cartoonists never imagined ! The cultural and anti-racism messages are so important to your visitors…"..."
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Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop
"Hillary did a great job showing us an out of the path Chicago. She is very knowledgeable of Chicago with focus in history and architecture. The selection of places gave us an amazing experience through styles and time. We highly recommend this tour! Thank you Hillary!"..."
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Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Small-Group Guided Tour
"Marlin made sure we had a wonderful experience. He was super attentive and worked hard to weave stories into his tour which made a more memorable experience. It was a very enjoyable day!"..."

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