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Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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Address: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Entrance on Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606 (Formerly Sears Tower)
Phone Number: +1 312-875-9447
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

No trip to Chicago is complete without a visit to the top of the tallest...

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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USD 22.00*
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Skydeck Chicago Admission
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Willis Tower Skydeck Dinner
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Breakfast in the Sky: Early Access to Skydeck of Willis Tower in Chicago

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Great vistas

A must see experience, though pricey. A military ID gets you in free and the lines aren't long on weekdays.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see experience, though pricey. A military ID gets you in free and the lines aren't long on weekdays.

Thank Vincent D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic view of the city. The glass floor was brilliant and something different to all the other tall buildings I've been up. I advise to get there for when it opens. We did and when we left 30 minutes later the queues for the glass floor were huge!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Chicago, this is a must see. You can see for miles and is an experience of a lifetime. The lines can be very long, so if you have the funds i would recommend express pass. The skydeck is a very good addition to what is already an amazing experience!!

Thank jimmuller402
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though it may take a while to get up there, the Skydeck Chicago offers some entertainment while waiting. Once you make it to the elevator and get to the top you can stay as long as you desire!! You don't feel rushed or on a time constraint at all. I've been up there twice now and would definitely visit again!... More 

Thank Iza M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This monumental building is set nicely in downtown Chicago to where you will not be "robbed" of a beautiful site. Once you are on the observation level #103, it is a breathless site from any of the 4 views. I highly recommend the Skydeck to anyone visiting Chicago for the first or 100th time. It is breath taking every time.

Thank BigsexyRick
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The only thing that made this place was the sky deck other than that the place was average. No bar on the top floor and certainly no food. At least the 360 has a bar I would rate it a little better just because of that.

Thank Francisco V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best skyline I've seen! Better than the view in New York. We went here just before the sunset and we had the most amazing view of Chicago.

Thank Hannah D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The quality of visit so depends upon the weather here. However; the maxim for Chicago weather is ; If you don't like it now wait fifteen minutes and it will change. There is a fog problem during fall and winter. The other day the whole top section was covered up. The view here is good but i think its better... More 

Thank spinkick
Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Come early so there's not much line on the glass deck. Either you will be satisfied with your own photo selfies or take the official photo which is about a $$$ but worth it to me. As an advise, when getting your printed photos, take a picture of your ticket number. They lost mine and took us forever to browse... More 

Thank blw528
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've visited the Skydeck several times and it's a thrill every time we walk out on that deck! Butterflies in my stomach but a great place to take pictures!

Thank Judi B

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