Tours and Tickets

Chicago Architecture Center Exhibits Admission provided by Chicago Architecture Center

Reserve Now & Pay Later

Chicago Architecture Center Exhibits Admission

Save
Share
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this experience is taking.Read more
Recommended by 96% of travellers
Select Date and Travellers
From
£9.46
Date
2 adults
Options
Reserve Now & Pay Later
Low Price Guarantee
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Chicago Architecture Center Exhibits Admission
Share restrooms with no more than one other visitor at a time. Use the elevator alone or with one other person with whom you have isolated. Enter from East Wacker Drive and exit through the CAC Design Store. By visiting ,you acknowledge and accept CAC’s COVID-19 safety policies.
Read more
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Duration
45m
Inclusions
  • Admission ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Chicago Architecture Center
Exclusions
  • Storage for luggage, strollers, or coats
  • Guided Tour
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
25Reviews
1Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 16
  • 8
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Popular mentions
cstallwitz wrote a review 12 Oct
Houston, Texas60 contributions32 helpful votes
The new Chicago Architecture Center is a great 2-3 hour stop for anyone even with a general interest in buildings and architecture. The model of downtown is a fantastic primer on Chicago’s renowned buildings. There is also a good timeline of Chicago’s stylistic development. The
Read more
Date of experience: October 2020
Helpful
Share
Response from Deborah R, Director of Sales at Chicago Architecture Center Exhibits Admission
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for taking the time to post a great review, and an excellent summary of what you will find here at the Chicago Architecture Center. Hope we get to welcome you again sometime.
Read more
Schatze wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois179 contributions35 helpful votes
This is an awesome museum/center that won't take you hours to get through. It's laid out wonderfully. Tickets are only $12 a person, and you can purchase them beforehand so you essentially walk right in. The skyscraper exhibit is awesome and gives you an idea of what's going on
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Helpful
Share
Sue1265 wrote a review Mar 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio122 contributions5 helpful votes
I highly recommend the CAC for visitors and even local Chicagoans. The exhibits are really well done. The 3D model is incredible! The staff was knowledgable and very friendly. As a bonus, if you're looking for a unique Chicago gift, there are some wonderful coffee table books
Read more
Date of experience: March 2020
Helpful
Share
DeeLayla wrote a review Mar 2020
Belgrade, Serbia206 contributions53 helpful votes
As a significant segment of the modern architecture has its roots in Chicago (back in late 19th century), for anyone interested in the topic, this Centar is a starting point for deliberate explorations and wider contextual understanding, alongside Le Corbusier's Foundation and
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Helpful
Share
Kathy wrote a review Dec 2019
West Lafayette, Indiana176 contributions46 helpful votes
We have taken tours and visited CAC in the past. This good experience was no exception to the others. We enjoyed the gallery and skyscraper models, the 'what will Chicago look like in 2050: display, the ever changing information, the thousands of models of Chicago buildings.
Read more
Date of experience: December 2019
Helpful
Share
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Chicago Architecture Center
malamb86
00
Wonderful walk-through time
Ross was a great tour guide and was willing to answer lots of questions we had about buildings that were not part o
Read more
h_l_nak
00
Fantastic docents
I took a membership this summmer and don't regret it at all !. I definitely recommend the CAC tours if you're a new
Read more
scott r
00
Historical skyscrapers - excellent guide
This review is for origins of the Chicago skyscraper (or something similar), Sat 8/15. I've done 3 CAC walking tou
Read more
mishmosh_1
00
Great tour!
We had not taken a CAC walking tour for years and this one was great! CAC tours do not disappoint. This tour tells
Read more
Robirowina
00
Excellent tour!
The tour guide was a veteran architect that showed me the most emblematic buildings of the époque, and told me anec
Read more
TravellingH0pefully
00
Wonderful walking tour with a delightful guide
I took part in a walking tour on Saturday 22nd February. Our guide, Margaret, was the perfect tour leader. Her re
Read more
43states31countries
00
Good overview of city
Admission to the Architecture Center exhibits is included with all tours. There is a video with a giant model of th
Read more
Go813987
00
Pedway tour: fun, practical, and informative
This two hour tour of part of the Chicago Pedway system held surprises even for two native Chicagoans. Besides dis
Read more
andrearQ674LH
00
Best Architectural Tours!
We took the Essential Chicago tour with CAC on a chilly Friday afternoon and it was the best one yet. Eileen, our g
Read more
349donw
00
Fascinating
Loved the tour! Learned a lot about the different buildings from the late 1800's through early 1900's. Very inter
Read more
chiefcorrespondent
00
Must see Chicago. A must do tour.
An enjoyable walking tour, with a fun and knowledgable guide. From old to new, a chance to learn more about the bui
Read more
Bill B
00
Pedway underground tour thru the pedestrial tunnels of downtown Chicago
I have lived in the Chicago area most of my life, away only during my time in the US Army during the VietNam war, a
Read more
Connector436239
00
Golden Age
Such a great tour. We loved it and your expert commentary, thanks Amy! So many beautiful buildings, treasures indee
Read more
marksS7358BC
00
Always Excellent
We took the Iconic Chicago Architecture tour this weekend. Our guide was excellent! Lots of good information. Wh
Read more
soxsoxsox27
00
Fantastic Chicago Art Deco Tour!
Our guide, Barry Sears, was very knowledgeable. In 90 minutes walking along LaSalle and adjacent blocks, the aesthe
Read more
Key Details
  • Chicago Architecture Center
  • Duration: 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:+44 12 2492 8241
Frequently Asked Questions about Chicago Architecture Center Exhibits Admission