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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147 (Formerly Sears Tower)
Phone Number:
+1 312-875-9447
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest...

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago! Treat yourself to a "one stop Chicago" experience on your journey to the 103rd floor. Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states and our most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down! "Dare to Stand Out" on The Ledge - glass balconies extending 4.3 Feet outside the building provide a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience!

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It is a fantastic view that everyone must see at least one time. The step out ledges are a unique feature that help justify the high cost of $23.00 per person. Get there early to... read more

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

It is a fantastic view that everyone must see at least one time. The step out ledges are a unique feature that help justify the high cost of $23.00 per person. Get there early to avoid the long lines.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will get a nice view over the Chicago area from her. You can se al the skyscrapers form above with lake Michigan as background. But if you compare Willis tower and John Hancock i liked the view from john Hancock more.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I reached the tower after the sunset on last year eve with few of my friends. Then we went on to a floor to buy tickets, afterwards we entered in to a small theater kind of hall where a movie on the history of the tower was showing.The movie was really good to know about the tower. Then we were... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to visit the Willis Tower on our 4 day stay in Chicago. Unfortunately we did not book tickets in advance so had to queue. This was the only downside. This attraction is VERY popular so I would plan and book tickets online prior to your visit, if you can. If that's not possible, be prepared to wait up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you do nothing else in Chicago, do this! The glass balconies are not for the faint of heart but are a fun and memorable experience for the whole family!

Thank Hillary160
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely is a must Come early to avoid long lines and get a chance for a floating in the air illusion photo or few

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my family and cousins who were visiting us from California They were all impressed Took a lot of pictures of Chicago from up there Will always remember it.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 2 star rating is based on our standard tickets not the fast pass. I'm not sure how long this would have taken if I spent the extra $50pp, but I can tell you the 4 hours spent waiting in line was not worth it! Yes the views were awesome and sitting in the Glass Ledge gave some great pictures,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another must do if you've made it to Chicago. Well why not, you're there! That was our thinking and it was a good experience I would say, perhaps not as thrilling as it'd anticipated. Skydeck was fun to do and not frightening as the deck is clearly very thick and to be trusted. Interesting I'd say. The view around the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In our visit we found thata there were too many people waiting in line just to take a picture... I would recommend to buy the Chicago City Pass in order to visit many other places.

Thank Kenji R

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