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Get the most out of your trip to Chicago as you enjoy discount access to five of the city’s top attractions with the CityPASS. This easy-to-use mobile ticket grants you free entry into top-tier sights including the Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, and the Field Museum as well as a choice of the Art Institute of Chicago or Adler Planetarium, and Museum of Science and Industry or 360 Chicago (John Hancock Observatory). Plus enjoy a wealth of useful Chicago tips and savings at a variety of other venues and retailers.
The easiest and most affordable way to explore some of Chicago's top attractions at your own pace, the Go Chicago Explorer Pass saves you up to 42 percent on regular ticket prices. Create your own sightseeing itinerary by choosing 3, 4, or 5 attractions, tours, and activities from among more than 25 top sites, including SkyDeck, 360 Chicago, the Field Museum, a shoreline sightseeing cruise, a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center.
Please note: You can enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change—all passes are valid for one year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation, your pass will be valid for 30 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
Explore the Art Institute, Chicago’s world-class art museum and the second-largest in the United States, with this priority admission ticket. Situated in Grant Park, the museum’s incredible range of impressionist, post-impressionist, modern and contemporary works is near the top of the list of Chicago’s must-see sights. Among the artists on display are works by Pollack, van Gogh, Renoir, Monet and Picasso plus, plus a striking new Modern Wing and cutting edge graphic and industrial design.
See Chicago on more than just a surface level by visiting the Chicago History Museum. Inside, you can delve into the history and culture of Chicago and learn about aspects of the city’s past you might otherwise overlook. A great way to start off your tour of Chicago, the museum provides a foundation for exploring the rest of the city.
Take a break from sightseeing and adult-focused museums that bore the kids and head to the exciting and educational Chicago Children's Museum. Interactive exhibits that focus on everything from dinosaurs to firefighting engage kids and adults alike. Exhibits are geared toward everyone from toddlers to teens, making this an ideal stop for the whole family.
Delve into the world of Chinese culinary arts through an immersive experience at Chinatown’s best restaurants. While we are prone to grouping all of these delicacies under the singular term “Chinese food”, this tour will open your eyes to the great diversity that exists among traditional Chinese dishes. From the heavy seasoning of Sichuan to the smoked and generously spiced dishes of Hunan, Sampling food from different regions of China is as variable as sampling across multiple countries. Refine your understanding of traditional dishes from the Middle Kingdom, while simultaneously enjoying great authenticity right here in Chicago. Afterward, soothe your palate with a sampling of traditional Chinese teas from some of Chinatown’s oldest shops. Learn about its medicinal qualities while enjoying flavorful blends of leaves from different parts of China.