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Chicago Prohibition Tours

#35 of 219 Tours in Chicago
Open Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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...more
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27 N Wacker Dr # 126, Chicago, IL 60606-2800
Downtown / The Loop
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All reviews green door speak easy our tour guide great tour bus driver sydney rocks drinking tour hidden door booked a private tour american history highly recommend this tour a great story teller knew her stuff historical facts an excellent guide a lot of fun al capone
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After reading prior reviews about how much fun people had, I decided to book this tour for my husband and I since he loves history so much. Well it it was above and beyond my expectations. First of all, Sydney was the absolute best tour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a GREAT TIME! And our - and I mean this from the group's perspective - hats off to the tour guide Sydney! (I hope that is how she spells her name). She rocks!!!! So, there is not much to say here. If you are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank deancostopoulos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sydney was a fantastic tour guide! I consider myself fairly informed about Chicago history but she added quite a bit to my knowledge! The tour was well paced and interesting. It was colorful and really enjoyable. I really have never had an experience like it....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Q7092HWmichelled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meeting at the famous Harry Carry’s, Jonathon began our tour with a big welcome. Colourful tour guides always make it fun and stopping at great bars along the way, which served delicious cocktails (at your choice and cost) only added to the enjoyment. Four bars...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HungryJaks
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Sydney and Carry where wonderful! They where both very personal and fun! Had a great time and meet some amazing people. Sydney was full of info and made it fun and entertaining. Great drinks and great fun!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sydney G
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Saturday and our tour guide was Sydney. You could tell that she had a background in comedy and theater, she narrated the tales of Prohibition era America and Chicago in a way that makes the learning experience all the more enjoyable!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buhbuhbuhbuhbenny
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This tour was awesome! It was one of the best things we did on our weekend in Chicago. The tour guide, Sydney, was fun,a great story teller, very interactive with the group. Made us feel that she appreciated us being there and answered any questions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We did this tour with Elizabeth. She was very knowledgeable but there was way too much info being thrown our way. We all thought there would be way more “seeing” the history. Really it was a bar hopping tour with listening to how it used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour, being local it was good to visit places we had never been to before. This is not an inexpensive tour because you pay for your ticket and then have drinks on top. It was a fun few hours and Elizabeth was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

The Chicago prohibition tour was such a fun and educational experience. Sydney’s witty personality was an unexpected bonus. She was AMAZING. She’s extremely knowledgeable and paints a great picture of what prohibition was like back in the day. The cocktails she suggests at each bar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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