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360 Chicago Observation Deck

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Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, 94th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611-1803 (Formerly John Hancock Center / Observatory)
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Ride one of the fastest elevators in the world and come enjoy expansive...

Ride one of the fastest elevators in the world and come enjoy expansive views from the 94th floor of the John Hancock building. Enjoy a full panoramic view of the city of Chicago and test your nerves and experience a unique view by riding TILT. Enjoy one of our famous Chicago sunsets while sipping cocktails from our bar and cafe.

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$20.00*
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360 Chicago Observation Deck (formerly John Hancock Observatory) Admission
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Worth the Money

$20 for one person is pricy in my opinion but if you have never seen a city or beach from at least 94 stories up then I would definitely check it out. Worth the money to do it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

$20 for one person is pricy in my opinion but if you have never seen a city or beach from at least 94 stories up then I would definitely check it out. Worth the money to do it once. It's one floor and you can walk around and see the city/lake in all four directions

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth the hassle of queuing, but service and prices at the top are a bit 'touristy'. Worth going to see, but don't expect the very best at the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It might depend on the day but when I was there on a Sunday around 7pm, there was no queue and I could enjoy the views with very few others. If you would like to spend some more bucks, try "tilt" (stand at a window that is moved in a 30degrees angle towards the ground). I would recommend buying the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful view of surrounding Chicago from the 94th floor observation deck. I recommend going after dark to see Chicago lit up. There are really interesting videos and interactive screens to give a lot of history and information about the building. There is a bar with some limited food available, free wifi and a gift shop. I recommend buying tickets in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Reasonably priced and good views. Pretty obvious but wait for a clear day as the top floor is susceptible to clouds.

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Very good advice, although some of the more interesting views come with the worse weather. We hope you can come visit us again soon! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I guess that going up is just one of those things to do. I was very happy that we did it during the low season (zero wait times in January). We took the Day&night combo for about 25$ and was happy to get to see the city at night and during the day. Not sure if I'd wait for hours... More 

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Even if you come during busy season, our wait times don't really get into the "hours" range, and of course we're always happy to tell you how long the wait is before you go up. If there is anything you felt we could do to improve, feel free to fill out the contact form on our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't miss this! The views of Chicago (all 360 degrees!) are beautifully absorbing. With the lake on one side, downtown on another and the suburbs stretching south, west and north, the observation deck brings the city to life from a wholly different perspective. There are narrative descriptions throughout and opportunities for photos at every turn. It is possible to lean... More 

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We're happy you were able to enjoy dusk from the 94th floor! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the best view of the city, I definitely suggest going to 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Try the TILT! It's a great experience. The only thing is that the snack bar is very limited. They boast about pizza that was non existent. So don't go hungry. Otherwise it's a great attraction. Parking is a bit pricey but very... More 

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the view and got to try TILT! We do normally have pizza, but it's possible we were temporarily out of stock. We hope you can come back and give it a try! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go and see the city Beautiful views of Chicago. Perfect picture opportunity had fun playing in the windows.

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. We're happy you had a good time! Come back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we were there in between Christmas and New Year's with a LOT of other visitors to the city, we timed our visit to the Hancock Tower perfectly and walked right up to the elevator with no wait. We chose this venue as opposed to Willis because of the 360 view available to us. It was a bright sunny... More 

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Rob N, Manager at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the positive feedback. We're happy to hear you didn't experience a long wait and got to enjoy TILT! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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