Historic Chicago Bar Tour
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2.5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Experience Chicago's only walking tour of the city's historic bars
  • Learn the fascinating, and often sordid, history of Chicago's jazz clubs and speakeasies
  • Share iPads with illustrations, photos, maps, and video clips from Chicago's past
Uncover the scandalous history of Chicago's Prohibition Era clubs and speakeasies, and learn all about the city's historic culture of entertainment, grand balls, and soirees. Enjoy a fun 2.5-hour walking tour with drinks, appetizers, and great company!
What to Expect
Learn the hidden history of Chicago's Mag Mile, visiting the sites of the Jazz Age's speakeasies and grand balls while enjoying drinks and good company at great bars.

Share iPads with your group to see photos and video clips from bygone eras while your guide regales engaging stories and scandals from a fascinating segment of American history.

Stops include the famous Billy Goat Tavern and Phil Stegani's 437; once a famous jazz club and speakeasy. You'll also visit an opulent 1920s skyscraper that now hosts a magnificent hotel.

The tour takes place primarily indoors, making it an ideal activity during both the shivering winters and the sweltering summers. Enjoy drinks and light appetizers along the way as you uncover Chicago's past.
What's Included
  • Shared use of iPads with historic photos and videos
  • Valuable gift packet
  • Light appetizers
What's Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

435 N. Michigan Ave (Inside Argo Tea) (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Guests are required to come to the tour with cash for drinks, beer or wine only, as well as gratuities for the servers
• Guests drinking beer or wine will be given 2 regular servings plus 1 sample size
• Even if a guest does not drink alcohol, they must order some kind of beverage, even just a water
• Special tour drink rates includes 2.5 drinks and server gratuities: Wine – $20, Beer – $20, Soda – $5, Water – $3

From £33.57 per person

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