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Chicago Crime Tours

#48 of 215 Tours in Chicago
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Escape into Chicago's underworld on a crime and mob tour with Chicago Crime Tours. Some of the world's most famous criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. Sit comfortably on a climate controlled bus and enjoy...more
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163 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2162
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All reviews john dillinger great tour our tour guide al capone comfortable bus valentines day massacre mob history knew his stuff prohibition era subject matter great information interesting stories highly recommend this tour the windy city water tower two hours stops
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Michael was a great tour guide. Knowledgeable and kept you interested! We had our two teenagers and the tour was appropriate for their ages also.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mdrjchurch
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We did the tour today with Ben as our guide and he did a great job. He was interesting to listen to and was a good speaker. You learn about key crimes and criminals through Chicago history with multiple stops where you get off the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We really enjoyed the tour. Lots of great info and sights to visit. Definitely recommend. Our guide was informative and fun.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Seaside528825
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Sheila, our guide, was outstanding. High energy, great diction, great sense of humor and full of interesting stories and information.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Viking13
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Nice tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide and it was interesting to visit and stand the same spots that some of the well-known mob bosses got wacked!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Manuel A
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I really enjoyed this tour. I have lived in Chicago all my life and have passed by a few of the places we stopped at on the tour and never knew the history of it. The bus was very comfy but I also enjoyed being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Amanda Y
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We loved this!!! We had Ana as our tour guide, and it was a fantastic time. She was really engaging, funny and informative. It was just an overall good time, would totally recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Brianna R
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Our guide was phenomenal. I think his name was Mike. I would recommend this tour to anyone! It was so informative, interesting, and funny.

1  Thank Aajaanne H
Reviewed October 10, 2018

It was nice to do a tour that involved visiting places, not just sitting on a bus. I also enjoyed seeing the northern suburbs of the city. Anna, our guide, was energetic, enthusiastic and engaging. I did expect to hear more about Al Capone, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank FairAir
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Educational with great delivery and presentation! Gonna watch Public Enemy now! The presentation was excellent and we learned things we never knew! Chicago was a blast!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Renee P
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Teague B | Reviewed this property |
They talk about Holmes on the tour, but don't have the time to drive that far south. Holmes' Murder Castle was at South 63rd and Wallace in Englewood, and a US Post Office sits on that site now.
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Crime T | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question. There are no bathrooms on the bus. We recommend going to the bathroom before the tour begins.
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Josie1952 | Reviewed this property |
We took a cab from our hotel but there seemed to be street parking. It was an evening tour and not terribly busy on the streets. Sorry this is late.
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HELP - are we criss-crossing the city too much? (8 Replies)
We are leaving next week for an action-packed trip to Washington DC with two teens. I have a full itinerary but I need help understanding if we are keeping to one area - or close-by, each day so we aren't needlessly criss-crossing the city. Some days have "booked" tours (indicated by a "B") but the other things can be moved around to make travel easier. Please critique. We will be traveling by foot, metro and/or taxi. Day 1: Supreme Court, Washington Monument (B), National Mall walking...More
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Response fromCarol757|
How are you planning to get to/from the Udvar-Hazy Museum, because it's out by Dulles Airport? If you're talking about seeing the Air and Space Museum that's on the Mall, near the Museum of American History, that's a different story?
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Nope! Crime Down in Historic Core (0 Replies)
I stand corrected. Recently, I posted about a couple of dramatic crimes in the historic core. As a long-time resident, it concerned me. However, reading the Downtown News today, I see the incidents I referred to were both high-visibility exceptions. The stats are in and crime downtown continues to decline as it has over the past decade. Downtown like the rest of the city is a markedly safe place, particularly for a large metropolitan area. ladowntownnews.com/articles/2010/07/07/news/… ...More
July 07, 2010|
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Inner Harbor & Crime (3 Replies)
Is it safe to walk around Inner Harbor at night?
August 31, 2017|
Response fromIrishFan|
It really depends. What are your specific plans? Basically it's a safe area. Once in a while you see a news article about some knucklehead causing problems. But generally safe. Now, if the plans involve a solo traveler getting drunk and strolling around at Midnight walking 6 blocks back to their hotel it may be a different story. So...what's the plan?