Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

Price — $19.00 – $43.00

Explore Chicago's Amazing Architecture and Dramatic History with Special Savings for tickets purchased in advance online or by phone.

Health and Safety protocols will include systematic deep cleaning, protective masks required for passengers and crew, and social distancing for boarding and while on the tour. 

Buy tickets online or by phone using coupon CHICAGO2020 for $5 off adult Architecture Tour tickets; limit four tickets.

Masks are required; only credit and debit purchases; no cash accepted. Schedules and complete information posted daily at shorelinesightseeing.com or call (312) 222-9328.

Discover why Shoreline Sightseeing's Architecture River Tour was named as TripAdvisor's #1 Travel Experience in the United states for 2020! Led by Shoreline’s expert and entertaining docents, this 75-minute tour includes the dramatic history and inside stories behind more than 40 architectural landmarks lining the Chicago River route. Find out how Chicago rose from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire to become the birthplace of the skyscraper and a leader in modern American architecture.

Enjoy breathtaking views and outstanding photo opportunities as you cruise down the Chicago River. Tours depart daily from Shoreine's dock at the Michigan Avenue Bridge, 401 North Michigan Avenue, throughout the fall season, weather permitting. Tours also depart daily from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier through Monday, September 7.

Shoreline Sightseeing Architecture River Tour

  • Mon-Fri 10:00AM – 9:00PM
  • Saturday 10:00AM – 9:00PM
  • Sunday 10:00AM – 9:00PM


  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Gift Certificate
  • Pets Allowed
  • Private Parties
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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