TOUR WITH THE BEST
Chicago is the birthplace of the Ferris Wheel, home to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and where the world’s first skyscraper was built. The city is internationally renowned for its historic and modern architecture—and CAF is your guide to it all.
Choose from over 70 walking tours throughout the city and surrounding suburbs. No matter how much (or little!) you know about architecture, our tours are for you. Grab your sneakers and join us on a walking tour today!
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“I love the walking tours because I learn something every time plus it forces me to walk a little slower the next time I'm strolling next to these great buildings we have in Chicago.” –Alisa R. Chicago, IL
World Class Docents
All tours are given by Chicago Architecture Foundation-certified volunteer docents who have received hundreds of hours of training about Chicago architecture and history. More than 450 docents lead more than 5,500 tours annually. Why? Because they love it. Our docents are what make CAF tours the very best in Chicago—come see for yourself.
CAF Shop & Tour Center
224 S. Michigan Ave.
Tours start at just $10 per person!
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