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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)
Phone Number: +1 312-751-3681
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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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Very nice, no line

Went there today, Sunday, at that perfect time just around sunset, and there was no line at all! I bought the $25 ticket which gets you a drink as well (there's a list of drinks... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went there today, Sunday, at that perfect time just around sunset, and there was no line at all! I bought the $25 ticket which gets you a drink as well (there's a list of drinks you can get for those $5). Beautiful views, but everything is closed, there's just a small part with a net instead of glass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did the Tilt experience and it was ok but wouldn't pay extra for it again. I think walking out on the skydeck at Willis tower Was better. It was a lot less busy than Willis so if you just want the view then this might be a better option.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great one-time experience. It allows you to really appreciate the grid that Chicago's city is well known for. You get an opportunity to really understand the layout of the city. You can see as far as Wrigleyville. You can also see out into the Lake. We did the drink package. This is only a good deal if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this. As it is lower than the Willis Tower, the buildings are much "closer". Go early to avoid line ups. We got there just after opening, around 9:15 am and it was a breeze. If you want to do the 360 it costs an extra $7 per person.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon in mid September. There was hardly anyone there, so we got straight up without having to queue. Two or three different ticket options: standard viewing $20, standard viewing with a cocktail $25, and standard viewing with an additonal $7 to get tilted. We got the cocktail and tilt option, which was great. There's a bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked online and chose a weekday morning to avoid the queues. Friendly staff, nice historical information on the walls about the city. Once upstairs you have a gift shop, bar and Tilt ride. For an extra cost you can hold onto a glass door as it tilts you over the edge of the building. Get the sun and stars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My Girlfriend and I visited on a Saturday lunchtime. On entrance the staff advised us there was an hour and a half wait time. We didn't have a Chicago CityPass but we did have a Chicago Go ticket. All along the walls inside there is trivia regarding the Willis Tower, which I found to be informative and entertaining. The queue... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While visiting Chicago to celebrate our fiftieth wedding anniversary, my wife and I went to the 360 Chicago Observation Deck. It took forever to reach the top, and when we did there were very long lines to step out onto the deck. The views were fantastic and the feeling standing on the deck looking down was exciting. Everyone was in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was very fun to go to the 360 deck. We purchased a vacation pack and received a great discount. I enjoyed how they had a bar upstairs so you could have a drink and admire the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first thing we did after landing at Chicago ! I did pre-book the tickets and Tilt. I don't think this was necessary but I did not want to chance it being booked up with a large party etc. Phenomenal views. I chose this over the Willis tower because of the tilt experience. This really was worth it.... More 

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