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Ride along with Frank Calabrese Jr. as he tells a firsthand account of life in the Mob. Hear the real stories of mob activities, killings, business, and a turncoat victory that will astonish you. Frank Jr personally recounts his days and nights...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
60 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-3823
+1 847-261-4435
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mr. Calabrese is telling more than just a Chicago crime story, he is sharing the impact on his life and his family. You get to see infamous locations and hear the story, but even more, you hear the why behind what happened. Nothing is held...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 days ago

How can any tour get any better than a actual "FORMER" or "RECOVERING" Mobster tell you what it is like? Frank lived this, First Hand! Frank personally is willing to explain, answer questions of this amazing lifestyle, mafia mentality and justifications. History from playing cat...More

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FRANKC3709, Owner at Family Secrets Tour Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow! I’m humbled by your response. Doing this tour is my therapy, and I want people to know there are two sides to the mob life. Thank you for your support and review. Best, Frank Calabrese jr.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every dollar we payed !! Frank is very candid and does an excellent job of telling his family story !! I would recommend going on this tour if your in Chicago!!

Thank robert62258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have seen the skyscrapers, the architecture boat tours, navy pier.. But Frank Jr give you an inside story of another part of Chicago that you don't see by walking down Millennium Mile. You don't only get newspaper details of the events that happened, you...More

Thank ZoeyCanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of so called mobster and villain type tours and attractions in and around Chicago (we have a wealth of history) and all of them we have done have been overdone 'acts', scary dialog, vague truths and very generalized info. This one...More

Thank geoandsusan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frank gives you the tour of Chicago tellings his families story within the Chicago mob scene. He shares stories from the twisted web of crime and manipulation. It is amazing to hear him recollect his decisions and actions to end the “cycle” and get out...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Our family was in awe pf Frank’s personal experience and knowledge of the history of the Chicago mob. His frank and very real stories left us wanting to ask so many questions. Very detailed and “real” descriptions of events, people and landmarks was a tour...More

Thank ginawilliams66
Reviewed August 8, 2018

My wife and I took a tour with Frank Calabrese Jr. it was my first time visiting Chicago and the tour was amazing not only did we get to visit major landmarks but to have Frank Jr. show us Chicago it was great. I highly...More

Thank jworkman11
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We ended up getting a private tour with Frank and it was a very interesting 2+ hours. His inside stories about the mob & their history in the area, his family stories and what he's done to break the cycle were riveting. He's a great...More

Thank jls522
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

The Family Secrets Tour was AWESOME! Thank you so much Frank for sharing your incredible story. Look forward to reading the book

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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
No it does not touch on much of that but some mention. The guy who did the tour is a mobster. The best tour.
Amy B
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
I would only take 15 and up and only if they showed interest in Magia crime stories...