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Chicago Crime Tours

#49 of 206 Tours in Chicago
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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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163 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611-2162
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ben was our awesome tour guide! We started with a slice of heaven, which you can't go wrong with, and then proceeded on to learn about the local history of crime and pizza. I had a great time learning and visiting places that I'd otherwise...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ben, the tour guide was knowledgable and shared a lot about the area in addition to the info on crime. It was nice to get on and off of the bus to tour local sites. It kept the tour interesting. Bravo to the driver who...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 days ago

From beginning (at the surviving Chicago fire Water Tower) to end (at the Harry Caray restaurant,) the Chicago Crime Tour was enjoyable in every way. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable of Chicago's mob history. He connected the familiar stories to actual places while, also,...More

1  Thank KCG510
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were on. 6p.m. tour on a Saturday evening. Michael, our tour guide, was entertaining and knowledgeable. When leaving our second stop on the tour I stepped wrong and rolled my ankle. Later found out I broke my fibula. Michael went out...More

1  Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thus was s very fun thing to fi to learn sbout ganster hustory in Chicago. We started next to Water Tower abd went to Streeterville, River North, Lincoln Park areas. There were a few stops along the way including the Biograph Theater and Dillingers Alley...More

1  Thank Janine8363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Ben as our guide and he did a fantastic job. Also want to point out our driver was amazing also (how you can drive a tour bus downtown is beyond me). Money was well spent on this tour! Only wish I sat on...More

1  Thank jess g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative tour. I thougt Ben was hilarious and very knowledgeable. The bus very comfortable, definitely recommend

1  Thank karlah2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all Ben our tour guide was well versed in the area but continually was having brain farts and stopping mid thought. The tour was helped bring to life some of the charactors in Boardwalk Empire. I was expecting a bit more excitement but...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crime tour was interesting. There was a lot of driving around. Tour guide was informative. The Harry Carey bar was interesting and seeing all the newspaper articles and the vault

1  Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with several TA reviews regarding the lack of sights to see on this tour. While our tour guide Shana was excellent, funny, professional and really worked hard to make Chicago crime stories come alive, there just aren't the actual sites to show along...More

1  Thank AnnArborMHT
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place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
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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.
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.
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.