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360 Chicago Observation Deck Admission: Skip the Ticket Desk

Product ID: 31619
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Skip the ticket purchase line 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. Make an optional visit to TILT.
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  • Enjoy the convenience of skipping the ticket purchase line to 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory)
  • Get the ultimate Adrenaline rush by upgrading to include TILT, and tilt out and over the city from the 94th Floor
  • Zoom up 1,000 feet in just 40 seconds on board the fastest elevators in North America
  • Enjoy the benefit of a flexible voucher redemption policy. You can make your visit whenever you like, within a month of your scheduled ticket date
  • Plan your visit around the weather
  • See Chicago and 4 US states from the 94th floor
Full description
Soaring 1,000 feet over Chicago’s legendary Michigan Avenue, 360 CHICAGO is one of the city’s most unique attractions. Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, 360 CHICAGO (formerly John Hancock Observatory) offers breathtaking views of Chicago’s lakefront, magnificent skyline and four neighboring states. After only a 40-second ride in North America's fastest elevators to the observation deck, you can experience what Travel & Leisure Magazine voted one of the best views in America. No other tower gets you closer to the heart of Chicago. Located on the Magnificent Mile and close to Navy Pier, 360 Chicago provides easy access to Chicago’s premier shopping and dining districts.
360 CHICAGO is also the only place where locals and visitors alike can enjoy TILT, Chicago’s tallest and most thrilling attraction. The first of its kind in the world, this one-of-a-kind marvel literally tilts you out and over the Magnificent Mile an Chicago’s famous skyline from the 94th floor observation deck. TILT gives you unique, downward facing views from over 1,000 feet up for up to 8 travelers at a time. Upgrade and include TILT and forever change the way you see Chicago!
360 CHICAGO also offers an interactive exhibit on the Ground Floor highlighting Chicago’s rich history and showcasing nine of the city’s culturally unique neighborhoods. Then, on the 94th floor, interactive learning displays and audio tours in 5 languages allow you to further explore the history and architecture of the magnificent city stretched out before you. 

By pre-purchasing your ticket today, 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 Elevator Line. Your ticket also includes the Flexible Date feature, letting you visit whenever you like, within a month of your scheduled ticket date - so you can plan your visit around the weather when you are in Chicago.
  • Barcoded ticket allowing you to skip the ticket purchase line and proceed directly to the security line
  • Access to the 94th Floor Observation Deck
  • Use of high definition interactive multilingual touch screens
  • Ground Floor Exhibit on Chicago History and its neighborhoods
  • Access to Bar 94, the highest bar in Chicago
  • Admission to the TILT experience (if option is chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Audio Tour

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Meeting point

875 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tickets are valid for 1 entry, 1 month either side of your scheduled ticket date
• This pre-purchased barcoded ticket allows you to skip the ticket desk line and proceed directly to security to be scanned then head directly into the Chicago History Exhibit Area and to the line for the elevators
• It is recommended to plan for possible wait times especially during peak weekends and holidays

From £18.39 per person

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Product ID: 31619