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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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Fun and reasonably priced

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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Brownsville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

Hayfield, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Grandville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip the Sears or Willis Tower (depends on who you ask). You can't see anything anyway. This is where you see the city in all its glory and finery.

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

Thank you! Very good advice. More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing views from the top. We found it to be a better experience than the Sears/Willis Tower, better organisation and management. The Tilt is an amazing experience and quite terrifying as your full body literally tilts towards the ground 1300m below.

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

Thanks for the review. We're thrilled you enjoyed TILT! Come back again soon. More 

Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quick line and extremely short wait if you have tickets in hand. Unlike Willis Tower, entrance areas are clearly marked. Excellent views of the north side and of Lake Michigan. Tilt! Is an extra cost ($7.00) where you lean against a window and you they ledge tilts out over the edge of the building. My daughter LOVED it.

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

Thanks so much for the review. We try very hard to make our entrance as quick and confusion-free as possible, so it's great to see the positive feedback. If there's anything you feel we could do to improve, please don't hesitate to use the contact form on our website. Thanks again! More 

Huntington, WV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are the best in Chicago. While I loved Willis Tower, the 360 experience was great. For five bucks, add the cocktail upstairs. It was good. We also did the Tilt experience. Definitely do that. BTW, the videos online don't do it justice. You are tilted pretty far out. If we had the time, we were going to go... More 

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

Thank you very much for the nice review. We work hard to provide an unforgettable experience to our guests, so we are elated to hear you enjoyed your cocktail and TILT. We hope to see you again the next time you're in town! More 

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