Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

  • Operates Fridays - 120 to 150 minutes
  • Refundable
  • Printed Voucher/E-Voucher
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Operates Fridays
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Chicago Crime Tours and Experiences, 163 E Pearson St South East Side of Michigan Ave. & Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611-2162

On this tour, you will learn about the histories of leading gangster and mobster figures like Al Capone, John Dillinger, Frank Nitti, Dean O'Banion, and Bugs Moran. You'll see famous gangster shootout sites like the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the handshake murder, and 'The Enforcers'' safe and tunnels. You will be led by a local, informative guide and guests are able to get off the bus and explore these historic crime scenes.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Water Tower Place, 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Pick-up and drop-off for the tour are right across the street from this Chicago Landmark.

Duration: 1 minute

Pass By: North Avenue Beach, 1600 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60613

Pass by the beach on beautiful Lakeshore Drive.

Pass By: 2045 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4707

Drive by the park on the way to several historic crime scenes throughout Chicago.

Pass By: Biograph Theatre, 2433 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-2414

Other sights you'll see include landmark buildings like Biograph Theater and Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse. The bus departs on time. Guests may not join the tour after the bus departs.

Pass By: Oz Park, 2021 N Burling St, Chicago, IL 60614-4416

Drive by Oz Park on the way to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre site in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Stop At: Marina City, 300 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-5414

Stop off the bus for a view of the Chicago skyline at night, learn about the history of how Prohibition shaped architecture and see the tallest speakeasy.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse, 33 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA

Go inside to visit Nitti's Vault, a crime museum and see the historic bootlegging tunnel.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Holy Name Cathedral, 735 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654-3835

Walk the last steps of Northside gangster Hymie Weiss.

Duration: 7 minutes

Activity Details
Join us for a fun night of exploring Chicago's crime history on this 2-2.5-hour bus tour that includes:

* World famous crime scenes like the St Valentine's Day massacre
* Stops on-and-off the bus at famous crime sites
* True Crime history
* Historic video footage
* Interactive live commentary
* Crime quiz
* Souvenir pamphlet with photos
* Luxury climate-controlled bus
* So much more!

Some of the world’s most notorious criminals, mobsters & gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. Escape into the city’s criminal underworld as you investigate stories about Al Capone, The Untouchables, the Chicago Mob and more. From a luxury coach, see the sites of storied crime scenes including Biograph Theatre, Holy Name Cathedral, and the St Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murders. Snap photos of the historic criminal courthouse, and hop on-and-off the coach to walk the path that Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss followed just before their deaths.
Departure & Return
Departure Point163 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • Luxury temperature controlled coach bus
  • Professional tour guide and chauffeur
  • Live commentary on board
  • Photo opportunities off the bus at infamous crime scenes
  • Test your knowledge with the Crime Quiz
  • Historic video footage
  • Keepsake brochure with special offers
  • Entry/Admission - Chicago Crime Tours and Experiences
  • Gratuity
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Masks or face coverings are required. Please bring your own.
  • Please advise at the time of booking if wheelchair assistance is needed in the Special Requirements field. Bus is able to hold collapsible wheelchairs but it is NOT equipped with an electronic lift.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early for check-in
  • Please do not attend the tour if you are sick or have been with someone who is sick.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 39 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Reduced occupancy on the tour bus. If you are sick or have been with someone who is sick please do not attend the tour. No food or drinks on the bus.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Fun tour. John our tour guide was witty with a lot of energy! I would recommend the tour to out of town guests as well as locals. Fun interesting facts!

  • The guide was great, personable and knowledgeable. You could really tell he enjoys the topic and the history.

  • Shannon had lots of knowledge to share with us, and she was very professional as well! Took us to some interesting places and we were able to hop off the bus for photos!

  • Our tour guide was fantastic!! He was very knowledgeable and interactive. We appreciated him so much! He made the tour great! 😃

  • Our tour guide, John, was incredibly knowledgeable. We learned so much and had a great time! Thank you!!!

  • Great tour. You won't be disappointed. I've taken the other tours so I have something to compare this one with.

  • This is a must do while visiting Chicago! Tour guide was very engaging and left us entertained. The two bar stops (drinks not included) were fun and full of history. This is a great way to experience the city!

  • Informative tour about the crime underworld and the darker side of Chicago past... love of locations gone “this Walgreens is where the (blank) happened but as expected... still worth it

  • We really enjoyed learning about the criminal side of Chicago. This tour was entertaining and informative. Our tour guide was great.

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