360 Chicago Observation Deck, Chicago

4.5
The city's dramatic skyline awaits you at 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Atop the fourth-tallest building in Chicago, you can get unobstructed views of the town's impressive architecture, beaches, and lakefront. You'll ride up 94 floors in some of the fastest elevators in North America to the observation deck of the John Hancock Building to enjoy the panoramic sweep across four states. The deck also features plenty of the city's history in several displays. Put 360 Chicago Observation Deck into our Chicago online driving holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beautiful view. Unfortunately it was a bit foggy the night we were up there. Loved the interactive maps stations. Many people in our group did the tilt window and as long as you aren't afraid of heigh...  more »
  • Night view od Chicago. Realy something you need to see. I thin later you go, line will be shorter. But buy city pass  more »
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  • Wait was long, but it was labor day weekend, so that is to be expected. There are some videos and other things to keep you entertained while you wait. The observation deck itself is great. I went at the perfect time so that we got to see day to night! The tilt was also really cool, but it lasts maybe a minute. Or less. Which after waiting 40 minutes in line is a little disappointing, but still worth it to see down the side of the building. Just be aware that there are some people who will be up there thinking they can use a whole window for their own personal photo shoot. I do wish there was some kind of security presence to stop these people.
  • 360 Chicago was on our Labor Day Weekend bucket list and did not disappoint. We arrived early in the morning, just after it opened at 8:00 AM, and were thrilled as we watched our kids peer out over the Chicago skyline for the first time. We paid the extra $8 to do Tilt, and for us, it was totally worth it. I would recommend arriving early, as we were leaving about 10:30 AM, it was becoming noticeably busier. I would like to go back and experience it at nighttime, but the early morning was spectacular. This is the best view and best value for seeing Chicago from a skyscraper in my opinion.

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