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

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

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From US$ 30 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 11 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 guides available in 5 languages (additional fee). 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

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4.4 /5

based on 662 reviews

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You will get excellent view of the lake and the city. There is a cute coffee shop and bar as well. We did not like that you have to pay extra for the "tilt" experience. Which truly only lasts 60 seconds and you have to pay $10 on top of the already pricey entrance fee. There isn't THAT much to do at the top which makes the experience for the money feel a little underwhelming. It is still a good place to go though, especially with guests who are visiting or for tourists of the city.

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October 1, 2022

I am afraid of heights, going to this attraction was not to my liking, but I had to do it. The most impressive thing is that the elevator goes up 90 floors in 1 minute. nor does it feel once you open the doors, on the 95th floor a view of spectacular Chicago opens up. I could see the city from afar, never close to the windows, I felt dizzy and nervous and I enjoyed the experience. I highly recommend it for others who are afraid of heights to treat their phobia of being exposed to it. I never enjoyed it as much as when I left that site.

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September 16, 2022

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

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