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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
If you're a fan of the not-so-typical history tour where you can learn about gangsters, bootleggers, and cops, then don't miss this Chicago Prohibition tour. Sit back as you're whisked to some of the city's historic bars and speakeasies, where you can buy a drink or two, learn about famous mobsters like Al Capone, and hear about the sobering decade when alcohol was banned in the United States.
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You'll start at
Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse
33 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654, USAWhen you arrive, please go inside to meet your guide.
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  • 1
    Wicker Park
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Chicago River
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    The Loop
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    The Old Town of Chicago
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Lincoln Park
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    The Gold Coast Realtor
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Learn about Prohibition-era Chicago on this adults-only speakeasy tour
  • Visit four different historic bars, including a steakhouse built in 1872
  • Enjoy a more personal tour experience, with no more than 20 tour guests
  • Get a great value with guide, air-conditioned travel, and bar entry included
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Departure Point
Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse, 33 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, 226 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60604, USA Butch McGuire's, 20 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Printed guide to follow along with drink recommendations.
  • Entry/Admission - Wicker Park
  • Entry/Admission - Chicago River
  • Entry/Admission - The Loop
  • Entry/Admission - The Old Town of Chicago
  • Entry/Admission - Lincoln Park
  • Entry/Admission - The Gold Coast Realtor
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Christina P wrote a review Mar 2020
Tinley Park, Illinois44 contributions8 helpful votes
Enjoyed a fun night in the city on the Prohibition Tour with Elizabeth. As history buffs and fans of trying new drinks - it was a perfect combo. There are things you should know that might help your decision to book this tour. You do some standing - while Elizabeth is giving
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Michelle T wrote a review Mar 2020
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We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and were so pleased we booked it. Carey, our driver and John our guide were very knowledgeable about all things gangster and told a captivating story of prohibition throughout the evening. If you are looking to put a different spin on your time
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Date of experience: March 2020
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brianmcf2017 wrote a review Feb 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom3 contributions
Elizabeth was very knowlegeable and made us feel welcomed,she also went out of her way to talk to all the groups in our tour. Yeah the drinks recommended were great the lemon drop and the truffletini were my own favourites.ELizabeth spoke for ages she sure khows her stuff.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jessica S wrote a review Feb 2020
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Our group had a great time on the Prohibition Tour with Elizabeth. She knows her prohibition history! The speakeasy bars were very cool and the drinks were awesome! I would definitely recommend this tour and would do it again!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Eric M wrote a review Jan 2020
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Well organized! Tour guide was fun, intelligent, well spoken, and really cared for what she was doing. The four taverns we went to were very cool and had history in all of them.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Great time!
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Insightful and Fun, Even as a Chicagoan
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