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Untouchable Tours

#23 of 167 Tours in Chicago
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Neighbourhood: Near North Side
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Address: 600 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-3615
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Description:

Experience Chicago as it was during the 1920's and 30's.

See the old...

Experience Chicago as it was during the 1920's and 30's.

See the old gangster hot spots and hit spots!

Hear historically accurate accounts of the exploits of Capone, Moran, Dillinger and the rest of the boys!

Feel the excitement of jazz-age Chicago during the era of prohibition.

Enjoy . . . a journey into the past as we cruise the city in search of the old hoodlum haunts, brothels, gambling dens and sites of the gangland shootouts!

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Entertaining way to spend an afternoon!

We did this tour with some friends who were in town for a visit. It was entertaining and worth the cost. The mini coach was very comfortable and the tour guide (Babyface Bambino... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Terry M
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did this tour with some friends who were in town for a visit. It was entertaining and worth the cost. The mini coach was very comfortable and the tour guide (Babyface Bambino) and the bus driver were friendly and fun. The tour takes a pretty comprehensive route through the city, hitting the Mag Mile, the South Loop, Chinatown, the... More 

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Thank Terry M
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were trying to decide between two tours that dealt with the Capone days. We chose the Untouchable Tours because these guys go out of their way to make you feel like you are in the era. They dress the part etc...We had Shoulder and Baby Face do our tour and they have a lot of stories to tell. They... More 

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Thank Linda F
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on "da toor" this week with "Shoulders" & "Slippery Sloop". After 90 minutes with these guides/guys, it's hard not to fall into the lingo, so convincing are they. Quite enjoyed the time, filled with tales and quips, and even received some great recommendations for places to eat and hear good jazz. I think kids would enjoy some parts more,... More 

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Thank MarshallMaue
Bloomington, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My group was split. Some of the group LOVED it, others thought it was just "ok". I enjoyed it, except for the derogatory term used to describe little people. That made me check out part way thru the tour. It is interesting though hokey. There are gunshot sound effects during the bus ride that you're supposed to duck from. As... More 

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Thank Fred225122
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide and the bus driver were very informative. They also had a lot of jokes. They have a cool raffle on the bus where you can win prizes, which is a nice touch.

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Thank Abigail E
Trixie S, Guest Relations Manager at Untouchable Tours, responded to this review

Thank you, Abigail! We so appreciate your taking the time to write a review & glad you had fun and enjoyed the tour & give-aways! More 

Owatonna, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The seats were really comfortable in the small bus, the volume was great ( but he spoke a bit too fast). However, he had such a great handle on all the trivia that it was really fun. It was a great substite for going to a history museum.

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Chicago, Illinois
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207 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this tour. Fun and informative. You don't get off the bus but that doesn't matter. They play good music and do fun stuff. It's just good to see where these things all took place and gives context to the story while you are driving through the various neighbourhoods. Would recommend it.

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Thank jazzyart
Trixie S, Guest Relations Manager at Untouchable Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and we are so happy you enjoyed the music and fun! More 

Sydney, Australia
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268 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny Rocco was our guide and he was very good. Highly entertaining tour with plenty of information not limited to the organised crime of the city.

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Thank PeterBarras
Trixie S, Guest Relations Manager at Untouchable Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, Peter! We are glad Johnny Rocco delivered! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though definitely worth taking once, I was slightly disappointed by our Gangster Tour. The docent was funny and informative, and his appearance and Chicago accent were spot on. But most of the various spots we visited were nondescript and uninteresting. The tour needs to make at least one stop where we leave the bus and visit an old speakeasy and... More 

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Thank Christopher H
Trixie S, Guest Relations Manager at Untouchable Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, Christopher, and we will definitely share your input with management! More 

River Grove, Illinois
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my boyfriends sister for her birthday and learned many interesting fun facts about gangster history. Also many Chicago we did not know even though we have lived here for years! Great guides!

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Thank jenniferlynn60171
Trixie S, Guest Relations Manager at Untouchable Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, Jennifer! We are happy the birthday girl & company enjoyed it and learned some fun things! More 

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