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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

Departure Point

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.

Return Details

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

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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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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
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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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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago.

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Traveler Tips


  • "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
Excellent
William_B
, Sep 2021
Excellent guide, Adam was amusing as well as knowledgable. Totally good time. Highly recommend the tour.
star-3
Great tour but crowded
Rebecca_B
, Sep 2021
Very informative tour, the tour guide was very knowledgeable on mob stories and ghost stories. Great sites to stop and get pictures. My only negative comment is that the group was too many people. Our group had 25 people and walking around busy streets and trying to listen to the guide but still social distance was hard to do. I think 10 people would have been better
star-5
It was great
Dianna_L
, Sep 2021
It was so cool and we had a great time. Our tour guide Caleb, was so friend abd was very passionate about the tour.
star-5
Chicago’s dirty little secrets ..
Regina_G
, Sep 2021
Such a great tour about the hamster and ghost history in the city . Would recommend it to anyone wanting to learn more about the city .
star-5
Adam was great! Kept...
Honorine_W
, Sep 2021
Adam was great! Kept everyone safe while he entertained all of us. He has great energy. He brought along an original ticket for the World Fair and shared it with us. Keep this guy!
star-5
Kai was the best guide....
dhameera_m
, Sep 2021
Kai was the best guide. This was my first tour and I was out done about how much I didn’t know. Thanks Kai, for bringing a fun, energetic and special knight to me and my family.
star-5
It was such a fun tour!...
Katricia_B
, Sep 2021
It was such a fun tour! I’m so glad I booked it! And the tour guide Lizzy was great too! If you are looking to book a tour, Do it with Viator!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Beautiful Chicago
Timothy_M
, Sep 2021
From start to finish, our tour guide Caleb did an outstanding job. We learned some very interesting facts about Chicago’s past while taking in all the beautiful buildings, lights, and characters on the streets of Chi-town. Great entertainment Caleb. Thx. Loved Chicago and will be back!
star-4
Fun Experience
Brianna_D
, Sep 2021
Kai our tour guide really knew her stuff and was an entertaining and energetic guide. I loved the mix of crime stories and architectural history. The price and time matched the experience. I would call this more of a historical tour than a ghost tour.
star-5
Top tour !
Joey_D
, Sep 2021
Stephan was very professional, awesome tour to do, be sure to have Stephan as a guide, was afraid the tour being too long for us but he made the tour very interesting and fun! Good job!!!

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