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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
  • Experience the dark past of one of Chicago’s most frequented areas, the Loop
  • Historian guide with expert knowledge of city history
  • Learn the true tales behind Chicago’s gangster past
  • Listen to ghost stories and visit spooky haunted sites
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Walking tour of Chicago’s gangsters and ghost stories
Gratuities
71 E Wacker Dr , 71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

The tour meets outside under the "Hoyt's" sign in front of Hoyt's Restaurant at The Wyndham Grand Riverfront Hotel.

520 S Michigan Ave , 520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Chicago Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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  • "The tour is a walking one so be prepared to be on your feet and keep an eye on the weather as well." See review
  • "It is a lot of walking be prepared wear comfortable clothes and shoes." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Amazing!
Murilo
, Oct 2021
Amazing experience getting to know more about the city of Chicago. Al Capone’s stories around the city and all the spooky stories. Was great!! Must do in Chicago!
star-5
A beautiful night with friends
Dorothy_L
, Oct 2021
We loved hearing the history of chicago and the unfortunate events. We got to hear some jokes too. Lizzy was nice to accommodate us with our 4 month year old.
star-5
Conor and his story...
Aaron_A
, Oct 2021
Conor and his story telling really bought everything to life. When he explained the theater catching fire and now how we have emergency exit marked in the theater now because there were so many innocent kids that lost their life that day.
star-5
Great tour for the whole family!
Shannon_M
, Oct 2021
We went on this tour with our children who are 10 and 12 and we all had a great time! Our tour guide Adam was educated, informative, engaging, and hilarious especially for our kids. So glad we did this!
star-5
Great, entertaining tour!
Michelle_W
, Oct 2021
The guide was excellent. He mixed a lot of humor with history. I have been on this tour before and both times everyone really enjoyed it.
star-5
Great, fun experience! I learned new interesting facts about Gangsters, killers and ghosts in Chicago Loop.Thanks Adam!
Alejandrina_L
, Oct 2021
All Capone’s drinking place! Deadly ally , Chicago great fire, Chicago River ghosts.,HH Holmes victims! Spooky!
star-4
Interesting trivia facts:
Andrea_W
, Oct 2021
Adam was very funny and entertaining. He made the tour very enjoyable. Perfect length! Well done. I would recommend!!
star-5
Really great stories and...
William_O
, Oct 2021
Really great stories and great history of the city! Lizzy was the perfect guide for us, we had a great time.
star-5
Amazing! Our tour guy was...
Hannah_R
, Oct 2021
Amazing! Our tour guy was very friendly and had knowledge of tour and outside information since we were new to the city!
star-5
5/5 stars
MaryKathryn_O
, Oct 2021
Lizzy was our tour guide and great! From Chicago and there was so much I never knew about all the gangsters and ghosts. Dressed warm and it was perfect, not too far of a walk but saw and learned a lot!

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