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Chicago's breath-taking National Landmark Theatre hosts concerts, comedians, theatrical productions and special events every year. The 3,600 seat auditorium is seven stories high, and the vertical "C-H-I-C-A-G-O," sign is one of the few such signs...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-462-6301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Chicago theater is like stepping back in time, even though you're probably seeing a new band, and most people dress in contemporary clothing. There are bars every 10 feet or so, it seems. The sound is the best on the main floor, so if...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only managed to go in the foyer but this theatre smells of history. I really only went to see the brilliant illuminated theatre sign.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not sure if the history of this theatre but it is just gorgeous inside. Gilded coves, chandeliers, beautiful. I suggest booking a tour. Wish we did.

Thank Tartlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a tour of this theater and was amazed at all the ornamentation and architecture. It was gone thru several renovations since it opened in 1926 but now "looks" like it did then. Huge theater with no pillars supporting the huge 3 tier balcony. Has...More

Thank 97ozhappy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Theatre is ready and waiting every Midday for an inspection . Richard took us from the entrance hall to the dressing rooms and everything and in between.

Thank edwinf1
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

To learn that developers once thought of tearing down this beautifully constructed building is appalling. What a gorgeous gem of a theatre this is, where artisan craftsmanship resounds throughout the structure! We appreciated experiencing the original vision for the theatre architecturally, and also discovering that...More

Thank sst75
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The theatre is beautiful from the outside but is wonderful from inside. The 12 o clock tour is amazing and only US15,00. Around one hour tour, you learn abou it’s history, construction and curiosities. Is s complete tour!

Thank MelBr75
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Knowing of it’s historical and landmark significance, and having seen it in numerous photographs, it was really good to see it for real. Worth some time.

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I actually saw a pop concert here. The ambiance is all old-school. The lobby is beautiful. Inside, the seats are comfortable and aisle is not too steep. There are plenty of decorations to see inside before the show starts. Drinks and food are expensive. You...More

Thank lotsohobbies
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Uhhhh... had to wait to be served my drink until a manager was called to validate my “foreign” ID...from Canada? *side eye*

Thank Joy M K
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February 20, 2017|
Response from Hirlsa H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Marque tour??? I do not know which tour you mean. We did the theater tour. Not for little kids though.
December 17, 2016|
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Response from MrsBaum | Reviewed this property |
Google Hamilton and I'm sure it will come up.