Reviews & Ratings

147 ratings
4.7 average rating
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 26 2009

Loved it ... great history of Chicago and the theater... excellent guide and hearing the organ being played... a definite bonus!

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 22 2011

Tour guide was very friendly and answered questions during the tour. It lasted 1-1/2 hours (longer than advertised) and was a real opportunity to see behind the scenes and hear about the history of the theater. Would recommend the tour.

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 29 2012

What a fun, informative tour. The building is beautiful and the signature wall is something to be seen. Our guide's relaxed, fun and casual approach made this one of the best landmark tours we've ever taken.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 09 2012

Absolutely LOVED this tour! If you love the theater, or are interested in the history of Chicago, or are fascinated by beautiful architecture, this tour is a must. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and a real pleasure. We were also...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 07 2011

Excellent tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out many interesting items that we normally would not know.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

Hillary was a great tour guide, and it was fun to see such an incredibly beautiful theatre!

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

I like this tour. It was a good time and very informative.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 23 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. The tour guide was enthusiastic about the topic. It was easy tell she enjoys her job and loves the Chicago Theatre. In addition to pointing out and providing explanations of many facets of the theatre, she told...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

I wasn't expecting much before this tour and to my surprise and delight the house manager gave us an outstanding and enthusiastic tour filled with many great stories. When asked how he could keep this material so fresh he admitted that theater...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

I went with my husband and two teenage kids and we all loved it. The tour guide was passionate about the theater and it showed! We loved all the history and being able to stand on the stage. It was also great to see all the signatures of past...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 13 2011

it was terrific, entertaining, the tour guide had alot of interesting facts and stories......

Wonderful !!!!!!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 05 2013

It was very fun and informative! Dave was a great tour guide!

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 20 2011

Loved it! The Theatre is beautiful. The tour guide did an excellent job explaining the history of the Theatre, along with bits of Chicago history.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 02 2012

My sister and I took my grandma for her birthday and she enjoyed it. The tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and made it a fun experience. The theatre itself is gorgeous and you're allowed and encouraged to take pictures :)

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

Our tour guide did a great job of holding our interest. She was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the theater.

The only negative would be the very worn visual prompts she used. They should be enlarged and replaced.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 08 2014

Our tour guide, Derek (sp?) was witty, informative, and made the tour a lot of fun. The best part of the tour was the little "inside showbiz" bits about performing legends and the details of history about the theater. For instance, Al Capone...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 22 2014

Really great! We even got to go back stage since they did not have a production in town at the time.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

The docent provided a terrific history of the theatre. The tour is perfectly paced to enjoy the beautiful design of the building.

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

The person giving the tour was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and fun. The place is amazing! A true and proud Chicago landmark. Wouldd highly recommend.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 28 2014

The tour of the old Chicago Theater was great. Our guide, Javier, was very knowledgeable about this architectural gem, its past and present. He welcomed question and comments from us visitors. I've loved this theater all my life, having seen...continued

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