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Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady

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Chicago, United States

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
More questions?
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Overview

Live commentary on board
Local guide (docents)
River Sightseeing cruise
Drinks & light snacks (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off not available

Departure Point

112 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Your tickets will be held at the dockside box office for collection on the day of the cruise
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for children younger than 12 years
  • Routes, specific vessels, and schedules are subject to change without notice
  • All seating is General Admission. Boarding is on a first come, first serve basis
  • Most departures wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Chicago Architecture Foundation & Chicago's First Lady Cruises

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Chicago Architecture Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.

Traveler Tips


  • "However, in the event of rain, sitting in the saloon is a less satisfactory experience." See review
  • "This is a terrific tour, providing the best vantage point to see Chicago's spectacular architecture!" See review

Reviews

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348 Reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers
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star-5
Great tour!!
Anne
, Oct 2020
We really enjoyed the tour. Our docent/tour guide was terrific and we learned a lot about not only the styles of architecture but also the history of Chicago.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Thank you for the review! Glad you had a great time along the River!
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Lady liberty architecture boat tour
Danny_R
, Sep 2020
The tour was as advertised. It was relaxing and was very informative. We learned a lot about the architecture of Chicago. The docent was awesome and was a wealth of knowledge. We would highly reccommend this tour
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
So glad you enjoyed the experience! Thank you for choosing our cruise!
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Damu great
Neal_R
, Sep 2020
Wonderful experience. I would recommend all my damu’s. Big Blood did it big with the wife. Definitely will do it again
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Great Tour
Alexandra_W
, Sep 2020
Great way to learn about the cities architecture! (...wish these reviews didn't push you to write more)
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Happy you shared what you did, and glad you enjoyed yoyut cruise. Thanks.
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I didn't get to reach my destination on time or i would've enjoyed it
Jordan_W
, Aug 2020
The weather & traffic had me a little behind time & when i arrived i couldn't find any where to park
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
When did you try and visit us? I think it wasn't today, weather is beautiful.
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star-5
Great time on the Chicago First Lady
Sarah_B
, Aug 2020
Our guide was so knowledgeable about the architecture and talked nonstop! The views were beautiful and they gave us free rain ponchos.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Nice to see that you found the silver lining through the rain! Thanks for the great review.
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star-5
Great afternoon boat ride
SteveW
, Jul 2020
Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, which made it a very enjoyable trip for my wife and I. They also are all volunteers and don’t accept tips! She had a wealth of historical architectural knowledge and pointed out all kinds of interesting facts and history relating to Chicago.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2020
We were happy to have you both aboard. Thanks for taking the time to review,
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First Lady cruise
hrpalmer96
, Oct 2019
The cruise was outstanding. The tour director was very knowledgeable, friendly and answered everyone's questions. The boat was very clean, professionally managed and ready to go. The crew was easy to work with and helpful.
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Architecture River Cruise
Explore09437398986
, Oct 2019
The Architecture river cruise was so cool! The guide was very informative and made it funny so it was a very interesting cruise. I learned so much!
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Perfect Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise
Bill S
, Oct 2019
This is a terrific tour, providing the best vantage point to see Chicago's spectacular architecture! Wonderful, interesting commentary from the docent. The Chicago First Lady is a very well-maintained ship. This tour is a must in Chicago.
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