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Chicago: 360 Chicago Observation Deck Skip-the-Line Ticket

Chicago: 360 Chicago Observation Deck Skip-the-Line Ticket

Likely to sell out Booked 13 times yesterday

From US$ 30 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 13 times yesterday

Skip the ticket purchase desk to enjoy the best panoramic views of Chicago, 94 stories above the Windy City. Enjoy stunning lake views and close-up vistas of Chicago’s amazing skyscrapers.

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  • Experience the best aerial view of the heart of Chicago and the Magnificent Mile
  • Enjoy the convenience of skipping the ticket purchase process at 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
  • Zoom up 1,000 feet in just 40 seconds on board the fastest elevators in North America
  • See Chicago, Lake Michigan and 4 US states from the 94th floor
  • Learn about Chicago’s rich history and its different neighborhoods
Full description

Marvel at the views from 1,000 feet over Chicago’s legendary Michigan Avenue with this ticket to the 360 CHICAGO observation deck on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center. Save time with skip-the-line access to this popular attraction.

Head up to the 360 CHICAGO observation deck to take in breathtaking views of Chicago’s lakefront and view the city skyline from above. Take a peek at 4 neighboring states from this height.

Feel the thrill of a 40-second ride in one of North America's fastest elevators to the observation deck to experience what 'Travel & Leisure Magazine' voted one of the best views in America.

Enjoy an interactive exhibit on the Ground Floor that highlights Chicago’s rich history and showcases 9 of the city’s culturally unique neighborhoods.

Then, on the 94th floor, explore the history and architecture of the magnificent city stretched out before you with audio tours in 5 languages. By purchasing this timed ticket, you get to skip the ticket desk and present your barcoded voucher to security to be scanned - you may have to wait in a short line at security, then head directly into the Ground Floor Exhibits, and then on to the Elevator Line.

  • Skip-the-line ticket to the 360-Chicago experience
  • Access to the 94th-floor observation deck
  • Ground floor exhibit on Chicago history
  • 3D-art installation on the Sky Walk
  • Access to a bar (Drinks not included in ticket but available for purchase)
  • Audio tour
  • Food and beverages from the bar
  • Tilt ride
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Go to 875 N Michigan. Skip the ticket desk and present your barcoded voucher to security to be scanned. All customers must join the security line, extended waiting times are therefore possible at busy times.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  Rescheduling latecomers cannot be guaranteed and is subject to availability and capacity constraints; refunds will not be issued to latecomers
  • Customers can skip the line to purchase tickets but all customers must join the security line. As such, extended waiting times are possible at busy times
  •  It is recommended to plan for possible wait times, especially during peak weekends and holidays
  • All tickets are non-refundable in cases of inclement weather. 360 Chicago remains open during all weather conditions year-round, including zero visibility conditions
  • While views are subject to change rain or shine, your visit can still be spent enjoying the other facilities of the attraction such as the queue exhibition highlighting Chicago's eclectic neighborhoods
  •  Elevators have been upgraded to include OTIS Air Purification Technology, which significantly reduces airborne bacteria and viruses
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 599 reviews

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i bought tickets in advance to skip the line but we had to stand in line for the security check and for the elevators. The elevator line went quickly and we only stood in line a few minutes. Elevators took us up real fast. I suggest chewing gum on the elevator as it helps with the popping of the ears. it was an amazing site to see but the tilt we didn't buy with our ticket because i wasn't for sure if my family wanted to do it and by the time they wanted to do it, it was all sold out. Not sure when they'd open it again but not while we were there.

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September 8, 2022

Do this at night to see all the buildings lite with gorgeous lights. The staff is mostly made of college age young adults. The customer service is subpar but the view of downtown-- at night-- makes up for the lack of great customer service to match with the rest of the experience.

July 4, 2022

We went around 8pm so we can catch the sunset but Ofcourse it was super busy so getting pictures was hard because everyone was hogging all the windows. Stunning view of Chicago tho from north east south and west. Would recommend but maybe during a less busy time or plan to be there for a while so u can get good pics!

June 21, 2022

Product ID: 31619