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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
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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US$22.00*
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Skydeck Chicago Admission
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US$117.65*
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Willis Tower Skydeck Dinner
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US$146.99*
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Breakfast in the Sky: Early Access to Skydeck of Willis Tower in Chicago

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We came here as part of the Chicago pass, kids loved it the glass floor was brilliant. Great view of the city, really friendly and helpful staff.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here as part of the Chicago pass, kids loved it the glass floor was brilliant. Great view of the city, really friendly and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best view over Chicago. Get ready to wait in lines until you get to the sky deck. It was worth it. You can't miss it if you're in the city.

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Thank Afonso P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great experience. Just being 103 stories high and standing on a glass floor looking down. Wont lie it did scare me some. Went early in the morning and it was crowded but not disgustingly crowded. I will say go as soon as it opens and not around 11 through 6 as the lines are terrible and you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a holiday so there were a LOT of people. Very thankful for City Pass...when we got there it was a 2 hour wait, however with City Pass we got through in about 25 minutes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Book in advance, get there very early as this place gets rammed with people. We qued for nearly 2 hours. Im sure its possible to book online as others skipped the que also. Although once you are up at 360 the view is incredible and being able to go out in the little box that hangs over the side of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'd say this is a must see - the view is amazing! It's on the 103rd floor of the building. They have the "ledge" where you step out in a glass box- you are about 4ft out of the building in the box. It's like being suspended in midair. Crazy adventure for those with a fear of heights. It made... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family activity for out of town company. Even though it was hazy, still a fantastic view. Lines are long, Pre buy tickets on your phone and skip the lines after security.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, the secret about getting there early in the AM to avoid lines is out. My sister and I got there 20 min. before it opened on a Sunday to find a long line. Luckily, it moved rather quickly. The line upstairs to take pictures in the windows was slow- we ended up hopping out of it and doing the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've lived in Chicago most of my life and have visited the Sears tower hundreds of times during my lifetime. Now that I live away, I make it a part of some of my visits. What limits my attendance is the cost and the crowds. Avoid on the weekends and holidays because the lines and waits are outrageous. Do not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the SkyDeck 2 times before, but the view is just as stunning as the first time I visited. And allso, at this time there was absolute no queue. Wich made it even better. Recommended.

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