The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own, we have no soul of our own civilization.
— Frank Lloyd Wright

General PUblic TOUR DETAILS:

  • Different tour routes Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
  • Tours begin at 11am and 2pm
  • Tours last 2 hours
  • Tours cover 1.5 miles on foot
  • ALL tours go inside at least a few specially chosen buildings.
  • Ticket prices:
    • $25 general admission (ages 11 and up) 
    • $20 children (ages 6-10) and seniors (over 65)
    • Free for kids under 6
  • Runs rain or shine, unless otherwise noted.
  • Tours have different starting points and ending points.  Please refer to specific tour route for its starting point.
  • Click on images to read more about specific tour routes!
Open Your Eyes: The Secrets of the Loop

Open Your Eyes: The Secrets of the Loop

Rebuilding the Second City: River North & the Cathedral District

Rebuilding the Second City: River North & the Cathedral District

Creating the Melting Pot: The West Loop & Wolf Point

Creating the Melting Pot: The West Loop & Wolf Point

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

Beyond the Boat: Inside Buildings from Architectural Boat Tours

Beyond the Boat: Inside Buildings from Architectural Boat Tours

Telling the Story: Historical Masterpieces of the Loop

Telling the Story: Historical Masterpieces of the Loop