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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

Everyone has a camera, but enough with the selfie photos, and leave those silly selfie sticks at home. Skydeck is the perfect place to use the panorama feature on your camera. Also, get the clip-on fish-eye and wide angle lenses that turn your phone into...More

Thank Jon from Dallas
Reviewed yesterday

Wait for one elevator. Wait to get tickets. Wait for the big elevator (impressively quick). Wait (and then get hurried out of) the Ledge. Wait for the elevator down. The view is truly impressive without going on the Ledge. But the Ledge makes a great...More

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've always heard about the Sears tower and when we finally made it to Chicago we wanted to check it out. Obviously, the name has been changed so that was an it confusing. We made it into the building and once you arrive at the...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed yesterday

If you have the chance to visit Chicago don't miss the 103rd floor Skydeck view from Willis Tower. I recommend going there between 15:30 - 16:00pm until you get bored, because you can catch the sunset and the beautifull view of Chicago during the night...More

Thank Atanas I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walking out onto the skydevk takes some courage. The family in front of us got their turn and were to scared to step out onto the ledge. The line was non-existent but we went right when it opened. When we left there was a line...More

Thank bryn b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My sister and I; both in our 50s and my 2 teen daughters really enjoyed our stand above the city. The elevator ride was a blast. I liked how you could spend as much time as you want looking out around the building before or...More

Thank kopmansa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do visit the Skydeck. It is on 103 floors with four glass boxes popped out of the building. they do click your picture and sell it to you, its expensive $40. do take your selfie stick. you will thank me later.

Thank Janhavi G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nancy & I took this tour with our great Chicago friends, Dave & Mary. We were there on a clear, sunny afternoon which gave us fantastic views. Dave and Mary pointed out many of the iconic Chicago landmarks. The highlight for me was stepping out...More

1  Thank Unity-Eagle-68
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my third visit. We went on a Friday morning about 45 minutes after they opened. We intentionally went as the rain was clearing up from the area. We bought General admission tickets and moved super fast. In my opinion, the view was great...More

Thank andrewt105
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's very hard to impress 16 year olds, I've loved the Sears tower since living nearby in 73. Lines moved quickly and we stayed cool during the quick heatwave.

Thank Monika I
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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
11 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?
25 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!