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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147
+1 312-875-9447
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No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago! Treat yourself to a "one stop Chicago" experience on your journey to the 103rd floor. Enjoy 360-degree views spanning up to 50 miles and 4 states and our most spectacular view - 1,353 feet straight down! "Dare to Stand Out" on The Ledge - glass balconies extending 4.3 Feet outside the building provide a thrilling, once in a lifetime experience!
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233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-7147
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-875-9447
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the tower with a group of coworkers for an event in there. We were given a tour to the top floor and had the chance to see the glass floor by the windows. Awesome!

Thank Giorgio R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So cool but not for people afraid of heights! Cost is high but no more than anything else in Chicago.

Thank The K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you visit Chicago you must not miss the Skydeck at Willis Tower. The view is simply fantastic! I bought a Citypass which allowed me to choose five different sites to visit in Chicago and it was a very good deal ! There is so...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed yesterday

Go there on a beautiful day to enjoy to the fullest the grand architecture of the city of Chicago. I suspect that on a heavily cloudy day you will not see anything.

Thank ibead18
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We bought the City Go pass so we skipped the buying a ticket line. The line was fairly short (Tuesday around noon). The line to onto the elevator was about 5-10 mins. The way up to the floor was about a minute long. They cram...More

Thank TheLukeCoop
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great view at night. The staff even let us take a pic on the deck for free. Wish I had the chance to go during the day as well.

Thank Viraj P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went fairly early in the day, definitely a good time to go before it gets too crowded. There were no queues. It's worth watching the film about the history of the place, shown in the theatre before you go up in the elevator. The...More

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So, I will say that Chicago has some of the BEST architecture because of the great Chicago fire that essentially leveled the city and resulted in a culmination of the world's most renowned architects to come and display their best works. That being said, you...More

Thank awesomemike
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the "must-do" attraction in Chicago, I've been told. I recommend the John Hancock tower instead! It's free, views are arguably better... the only reason to come to Willis is for its historic importance, being that it was once the tallest building. The pics...More

Thank Taylor G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great experience but not for the faint hearted! The lift was very fast and the views were lovely but it was a shame it wasn't laid out like the Empire State or the Top of the Rock in that you could go...More

Thank helenmoore23
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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enforcer m
Why is the wait worse in the winter?? I would think summertime would be peak season for things like this????
5 June 2017|
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Response from Ricky B | Reviewed this property |
This just seems like the place that is packed all year around. I dont think seasons matter.
Hello Helpers, anyone been to the SkyDeck in May? I wonder how long is the que. I would like to visit the SkyDeck on Sat morning on 5/20. I read the total que time is easily 1 hour in the morning -- Ticket buy que, Elevator que, enter to skydeck que, ledger que. .... phew. Would a Saturday make a less crowd? Thanks
10 May 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I actually went on Sunday like about 10am, and we didn't find a long line... it's totally worth it!! Up there, to get to the sky deck you would have to make another line, but again, it wasn't very long, it was like... More
Micaela R
What is the best time to go to the skydeck?
24 April 2017|
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Response from Travelling G | Reviewed this property |
we went last week - early June - and the queue was very long when we got there (around midday). as we left around 3pm it was barely 3 people long!