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Historic Chicago walking bar tour
Availability: Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays
Duration: 3 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
Do this because
  • Eat, drink and learn about Chicago's entertainment history
  • Enjoy appetizers, beer or wine, and great historic architecture
  • Explore the insides of beautiful buildings
  • Professional, knowledgable and fun tour guide
What to expect

On this tour, go on a historic Chicago pub crawl with an educational twist! Explore Chicago’s entertainment history and learn about prohibition, jazz, theater, vices, and social clubs, all while staying mostly indoors. Interact with historic photos and videos on shared iPads and visit historic buildings for three drink stops. You won't venture too far on this evening walking tour, giving you more time to engage with Chicago history, look at architecture and enjoy appetizers and choice of wine or beer.

Chicago Bar Tour Highlights

  • Michigan Ave/Magnificent Mile
  • Tribune Tower
  • Intercontinental Hotel
  • Chicago Underground
  • Billy Goat Tavern
  • A building that was an early jazz club and speakeasy
  • A 19th-Century Mansion
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What's included
  • Engaging tour guide commentary
  • Shared use of iPads with historic photos and video clips
  • Appetizers
  • Special gifts
What's not included
  • Drinks and server gratuities
  • You must choose a beverage for the walking tour and bring cash to cover 2.5 servings of beer ($20), wine ($22), soda ($6) or water ($3)
Where
Tribune Tower, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Meeting point:

Please meet your guide at Argo Tea in Tribune Tower. Discounted $15 flat-rate parking is available for Chicago Detours guests at the Grant Park North Garage, ask for voucher at tour.

When
  • Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays at 5.45pm
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Provider
Chicago Detours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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