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Chicago Prohibition Tours

27 N Wacker Dr # 126, Chicago, IL 60606-2800
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Flappers Galore

To celebrate our dear friend's BIG birthday, a group of 10 of us came down all dressed up in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsD1994
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Chicago, Illinois
Hit and miss in our group

We came as a group of four for this tour and 75% of us enjoyed it. Sydney was vivacious and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bike-n-ski
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Arizona
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The Chicago Prohibition Tour is the first tour designed around one of Chicago's most defining moments; Prohibition. Experience a "Sip of History" when you become a scofflaw on a bus driven tour exploring speakeasies in the neighborhoods. Enjoy the history of prohibition and its roots as we stop at some of Chicago's most iconic speakeasies, feel free to enjoy signature drinks from the era.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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27 N Wacker Dr # 126, Chicago, IL 60606-2800
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To celebrate our dear friend's BIG birthday, a group of 10 of us came down all dressed up in Flapper Attire ready to party like it was 1920!! All had an excellent time imbibing on delicious 'era cocktails' that are sure to please any palette....More

Thank MrsD1994
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came as a group of four for this tour and 75% of us enjoyed it. Sydney was vivacious and engaging with much information to impart but she relayed it in a way that kept our interest. We visited 4 establishments with some history of...More

1  Thank bike-n-ski
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I thought this would just be a fun little tour of a couple cool bars, something to kill a few hours and get my drink on. Turns out I learned an insane amount of prohibition history and had some of the best cocktails I've ever...More

Thank Amy K
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Not really impressed with this tour, yes tour was historically informative but apart from the four specific bar's we visited which were very nice but not not historically aesthetically acurate, it's really nothing more then a glorified pub crawl,and as we are not locals we...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Excepionally organized, the tour started 16 hr sharp, and evolved into the best tour I've ever been to. You get to experience 4 great speak easy bars. You get to understand why speak easies existed & how they operated (that was a my main goal...More

Thank Santiago A
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Elizabeth was our tour guide. She had so much information it was hard to keep up with her but she made it so much fun! We visited 4 different speak-easies that were so much fun. Food and drinks were awesome! The driver was amazing getting...More

Thank Mary A
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Our tour guide, Sydney, was an absolute hoot and so knowledgeable. Other reviews go into more detail and I concur with them. Highlight of our sightseeing!

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

A tour of 4 bar/restaurants that were speakeasies during prohibition. The tour includes a great tour guide that is full of history and very funny. Loved all the information and given enough time to get a drink, snack at each location, not included. Full of...More

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Our tour guide, Sydney Back, was nothing short of amazing. Her knowledge and wit, combined with all the drinks along the way, made this one of our most memorable experiences in Chicago. It is likely that we will take this...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This tour is one of the best! We saw four bars, of varying types, but all related to prohibition. The drinks were made by experts. Each bar offered classic drinks, martinis, and beers. The service was really good at every bar. We also had a...More

1  Thank michelle s
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
They asked everyone who wasn't 21 to leave. The language is a bit colorful and the drinks amazing. Our guide gave us so much interesting history my head would have been spinning without a cocktail. She, I think, was... More
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Response from Trisha T | Reviewed this property |
No food or beverage is included in the ticket price. But you receive a wealth of knowledge and safe transport to each destination! It is WELL worth the ticket price!!
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