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Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours

 

Weekly: Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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Gaze at the world’s largest Tiffany stained-glass dome and more during free public tours on the history and architecture of the Chicago Cultural Center (completed in 1897 as Chicago’s first central public library)—1:15pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (year-round) departing from the Randolph Street Lobby.

 

Public Group Tours:
  • Tours led by trained volunteer docents are offered on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (year-round) at 1:15pm.
  • Tours are 45-60 minutes long.
  • Tours meet in the Randolph Street Lobby.
  • Tour groups may be limited to the first 20 guests.
  • For groups of 10 or more or to schedule a tour at another time, please complete this request form.


Private Group Tours:

  • Private tours led by trained volunteer docents are offered by appointment, pending availability.
  • Private tours of the building are designed for adults, 13 years and older, for groups of 10 or more.
  • Private tours meet in the Randolph Street Lobby.
  • School groups are also welcome; guided tours of the building or our exhibitions are offered by appointment, pending availability.
  • All private tours should be booked at least two weeks in advance, by completing this request form.


All self-guided group tours must check in with security upon arrival.

 

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Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Randolph Street lobby
Chicago, IL 60602


FREE Admission


Building Tour Hours:
Public Group Tours are presented
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1:15pm

Tours are 45-60 minutes long.

Building Hours:

  • Monday–Friday, 10am–7pm
  • Saturday–Sunday, 10am–5pm

Closed Holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day (Nov.  23)
  • Christmas Day (Dec. 25)

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