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Escape into Chicago's underworld on a crime and mob tour with Chicago Crime Tours. Some of the world's most famous criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. Sit comfortably on a climate controlled bus and enjoy...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour is completely a waste of money - on a bus with two stops - one where John Dillinger was killed and one at Harry Carey’s where there is some memorabilia in the basement (which you can see on your own if you eat...More

1  Thank Anita A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide John was awesome. Made the tour. Interesting couple of hours and some good stories. 3 stops along the way. Johm was very interactive.

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Tour is a must! Our Guide was perfect! She was full of info, very entertaining and energetic! Bus was cool and comfortable!

Thank shara5ree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting stories and our guide Ben was was quite entertaining. We found the bus seats somewhat uncomfortable though. All in all, a pleasant way to spend an hour and a half on a hot afternoon.

Thank Ellyn P
Reviewed 1 week ago

John was an awesome tour guide! Our driver got through crowded, busy streets downtown w/ grace! Would have liked to have gotten off a little more often, but a great tour!

1  Thank Lori v
Reviewed 1 week ago

My comments would echo a lot of the other comments that there really was not a lot to see on this tour. A lot of the stops were just driving by a vacant lot where something happened in the past. Howevr, the young lady who...More

3  Thank RScottN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you are very interested in the history of the criminals and gangs that operated in Chicago decades ago, this tour is not worth the effort or the cost. The stories may be interesting, and the guide was good and enthusiastic, but there's nothing much...More

Thank DRCsydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting. The tour guide, John, was extremely informative and funny. He kept the us enthralled with his antedites about local crime bosses. Tour last about 1 1/2 hours. You go around town via a bus but there are stops throughout the tour we’re that...More

Thank jsenter1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was great fun! I’m a solo traveler and enjoyed this thoroughly. The bus was well air conditioned (perfect on a hot day out). The stops we did get off for weren’t long walks away and there was mostly shade we could squeeze under. This...More

Thank Jessie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour! I took my daughter on her 14th birthday. She loves this kind of thing and we both enjoyed everything about the tour. It’s very hot in Chicago this July, 85+ and sunny. This bus had the best A/C so that was...More

Thank Jay R
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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
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Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
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Renee P
21 June 2018|
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Response from Teague B | Reviewed this property |
They talk about Holmes on the tour, but don't have the time to drive that far south. Holmes' Murder Castle was at South 63rd and Wallace in Englewood, and a US Post Office sits on that site now.
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jwelch2018
17 March 2018|
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Response from Crime T | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question. There are no bathrooms on the bus. We recommend going to the bathroom before the tour begins.
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459terry
7 April 2017|
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Response from Josie1952 | Reviewed this property |
We took a cab from our hotel but there seemed to be street parking. It was an evening tour and not terribly busy on the streets. Sorry this is late.
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