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Experience the glamour, intrigue and excitement of the bygone "Grand Hotel" era at the Palmer House. See recently restored public spaces and renovated guest rooms while learning about the history of Chicago’s oldest continually operating hotel.

1 Hour
$15 Public
$10 Basic Members
Free for Deco Members and above
Inside the hotel entrance at 124 S. Wabash Ave.

The Palmer House is truly a magical place! The hotel has received numerous awards for its multimillion-dollar restoration and renovation, completed in 2008. Learn about the history of the Palmers and view some elaborate areas of the hotel that reflect Classical Revival style, Art Deco design and some French Empire and Rococo influences.

  • Advance reservations required. Tickets go off sale at 4pm the day prior.
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
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Upcoming Palmer House Hotel Tours