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Chicago Prohibition Tours

#31 of 213 Tours in Chicago
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The Chicago Prohibition Tour is the first tour designed around one of Chicago's most defining moments; Prohibition. Experience a "Sip of History" when you become a scofflaw on a bus driven tour exploring speakeasies in the neighborhoods. Enjoy the...more
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27 N Wacker Dr # 126, Chicago, IL 60606-2800
Downtown / The Loop
+1 888-210-3237
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

A fun tour. Our Guide, Sydney, was terrific! We learned a lot about Prohibition, Speakeasy's and the Chicago time period in general, all the while stopping off at actual locations to have drinks and food at each stop. The bars were welcoming and the tour...More

3  Thank atlantareviewer2015
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The tour starts and ends at two different places!!!! No where did the tour say that!! Elizabeth was our guide. She did apologize in advance if she were to offend someone. Her language was inappropriate at times. While I was not offended, she is a...More

4  Thank Leslie S
Jonathan P, Owner at Chicago Prohibition Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi Leslie, I'm addressing a couple of things with your review. The tour does start and end in different places, they are both downtown and not far from one another. We state that on our website, and then again on the tickets. We make sure...More

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All reviews green door our tour guide speak easy bus driver great tour would highly recommend this tour sydney rocks hidden door facts and figures american history subject matter a lot of fun al capone super fun four hours exchequer stops
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Chicago prohibition tour was such a fun and educational experience. Sydney’s witty personality was an unexpected bonus. She was AMAZING. She’s extremely knowledgeable and paints a great picture of what prohibition was like back in the day. The cocktails she suggests at each bar...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Attended the 11/9 tour with friends. Our guide was Elizabeth, who was not only very helpful (great recommendations and very knowledgeable), but hysterical to boot. Saw some of the coolest former speakeasys in Chicago and learned a lot about city history. A definite for anyone...More

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure what to expect. Started at the Green Door where we had a very good lunch prior to the tour.( It was not just a drinking tour.) The guide was excellent!! She really new Chicago and prohibition history during the speak easy era....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four out-of-towners were looking for something fun to do in Chicago, and this was perfect! There was so much information -- too much to even absorb -- told in a fund way. The opportunities to visit certain bars, eat and drink made it extra fun....More

Thank Sightsee67475769872
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the tour. Elizabeth was very knowledgeable and fun. Bus driver Cary added well to the events. Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter, sisters, and I had a great time on this tour. Sidney our tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun to be with! The driver Cary was very good as well. We highly recommend this tour for fun and insights into the prohibition era!!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour surpassed our expectations - Elizabeth was so knowledgeable and we visited a few amazing little bars that we would never have known about - great cocktails - a trip I recommend.

Thank Dallicath
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a blast on this fun and delicous tour! Thanks to the very talented, funny & knowledgeable Elizabeth and friendly, great-driving Kelly! If you're headed for Chicage and you dig American history at all--don't miss this one. Four great spots found in one afternoon....More

Thank Pasofoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sydney was GREAT! Phenomenal historical references and facts. Truly a great tour guide. This tour is definitely worth the time!

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was one of the highlights of our Chicago trip. Elizabeth was an excellent guide. She knew so much information, she was funny and kept everything very entertaining while learning about history. The drinks where amazing, our bus driver was hilarious. All around a...More

1  Thank kvanraay21
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
They asked everyone who wasn't 21 to leave. The language is a bit colorful and the drinks amazing. Our guide gave us so much interesting history my head would have been spinning without a cocktail. She, I think, was... More
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Response from Jonathan P | Property representative |
Yes, gift certificates for unspecified dates are available on our website. Thank you!
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Response from Trisha T | Reviewed this property |
No food or beverage is included in the ticket price. But you receive a wealth of knowledge and safe transport to each destination! It is WELL worth the ticket price!!