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Must-See Chicago is a fast-paced, 90-minute introductory tour to Chicago featuring some of its most famous buildings, including the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, Willis (Sears) Tower, the Chicago Theatre and more!

1.5 Hours
$26 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Get a brief overview of more than a dozen buildings—as well as Chicago landmarks like Millennium Park, the Loop and the Chicago River—on this whirlwind tour. To cover this ambitious route, we will explore the downtown area by hopping on and off the city's signature "L" trains, which will provide you with a unique view of downtown. There are lots of photo opportunities along the way, so be sure to bring your camera!

  • This tour is not ADA accessible. Stairs are required.
  • A Ventra pass for the "L" train is needed to take part in this tour. Stairs are required to access the train. You can purchase a Ventra pass for an additional fee of $3.50 at the CAC Box Office. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the tour start time to purchase.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

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