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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Historic Chicago Theatre

Chicago, United States


1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Go on a history-filled journey, from the inception of this majestic venue in 1921, all the way to its present-day incarnation as a premiere entertainment venue. The Marquee Tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the grand lobby, sweeping staircase and majestic auditorium. Tour guests have the chance to stand on the famous Chicago Theatre stage, plus view artist signatures on the dressing room walls, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton and so many more!
**Please note, some areas of the theatre may be restricted based on performance schedules.

What's Included

  • Guided tour of The Chicago Theatre
  • Access to exclusive areas inside the theater
  • Free Wi-Fi inside the building
  • Entry/Admission - The Chicago Theatre

What To Expect

Visit: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623

Behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s legendary theater

History-filled journey with a professional theater guide

Stunning 1920s French-Baroque interiors

Walls signed by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Dolly Parton

Grand lobby & sweeping staircase setting immersive scene

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: The Loop, 701 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2108

Located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago,

Duration: 1 hour

The Location

Where To Go

The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-3623

Departure time

12:00 PM


Chicago, United States


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Written Reviews (4)

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I've lived in Chicago all...

Thomas J | Sep 2019

I've lived in Chicago all my life but never took this tour before. Our guide was excellent, knowledgable, funny and tried to get to know each of us on the tour. He knows the theater well. He's a little hazy on Chicago history dates: when the Lake

The theatre is absolutely beautiful!...

Tallie O Y | Aug 2019

The theatre is absolutely beautiful! Outlet tour guide, Hillary was very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a wonderful time.

I gave the tour 4...

Selina B | Oct 2019

I gave the tour 4 stars because the building is an icon that you must see. Our tour guide was fun and up tempo. The only downside was the security measures. It kind of set of the tone wrong. It was either a bit much, or if required a worry as too

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Historic Chicago Theatre

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