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Chicago Architecture Tour

Gate Prices Adult $20.00
Child (3-12) $17.00
Be amazed by Chicago’s innovation, creativity and architecture. CAF’s tours are famous around the world for one reason: we train real Chicagoans to give real tours of the real city. CAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring people to discover why design matters. Stop in today and take advantage of our free exhibitions, interesting lectures and award-winning retail shop. 

Choose from more than 85 tours of the city and surrounding neighborhoods, passionate and knowledgeable docents will entertain you while teaching you about the historical and modern buildings that make Chicago the First City of American Architecture. Don’t leave without visiting CAF’s shop, one of Chicago’s most unique venues filled with modern and historically-inspired home décor, jewelry, architectural books and photography.

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is the institute for architecture in this city. Expect a high-quality experience that will leave you full of facts and knowledge about ‘The Windy City’ and its rise from a small town to the impressive metropolis it is today.

 

Don’t leave without visiting CAF’s shop, one of Chicago’s most unique venues, to check out the modern and historically-inspired home décor, jewelry, architectural books and photography.

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Getting In

Present your Pass upon arrival. Offer subject to availability.

Reservations:

Reservations recommended. Same day reservations only.

Hours

Daily, 9:00 am-6:30 pm
Frequency varies by season. See website for details.

Closings

New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Note

Passes are valid for walking tours only; all tours subject to availability.

Address

224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604

Public Transportation

Take CTA: Located in the Railway Exchange building at the corner of Jackson Blvd. Convenient to parking and public transportation. Brown, Green, Orange or Purple lines to Adams and Wabash, or any CTA bus that services Chicago's Loop.
 

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[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

Great way to learn about the real Chicag
By I love Chicago from Milwaukee on
Pros:
Historical, Active, Hidden Chicago, Interesting, Great introduction
Best Uses:
Best Tour Guides,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Chicago Architecture Foundation:

I go on an Architecture Foundation walking tour every time I am in Chicago and always learn something new and interesting. The tour guides are very well trained and love to answer questions. This is the best way to really feel like you "did" Chicago.

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Great Introduction to the City!
By Elsa from Raleigh, NC on

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A fabulous way to see Chicago and learn a little about the eclectic city and its past!

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