Above the City Train Tour
Explore the historic buildings and back porches of the North Side Brown Line on the city's most picturesque L line.
Take in the architecture of the business district at Armitage and the German heritage of Lincoln Square, where the tour concludes.
Recommended Shows (6)
Remembering Governor ‘Big Jim’ Thompson
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will take a look back at the highs and lows of Thompson’s 14 years in office on June 12 at the Chicago History Museum.Dr. Mark DePue, director of the presidential library’s Oral History Program, will moderate a conversation featuring four of Thompson’s top aides: Deputy Gov. Jim Fletcher, press secretary David Gilbert, budget director Bob Mandeville, and policy director Paula Wolff.
General Admission to the museum includes all permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Devil in the White City Bus Tour
Inspired by Erik Larson's best-selling book, go back to 1893 to follow the trails of Daniel Burnham and the devilish doings of H.H. Homes.
Bohemian National Cemetery Tour
Established in 1877, this cemetery features a historic gatehouse, magnificent mausoleums, and emblematic treestone grave markers.
Honorary Street Signs Walking Tour
Ever wonder about the brown street signs? Join Linda Zabors, creator of the Honorary Chicago project, for a mile-long tour of State Street and discover the significant people and places commemorated by those signs, including Mayor Harold Washington, Bob Fosse, and Abraham Lincoln Marovitz.
Haymarket Walking Tour
Join guide Paul Durica as he leads this tour of Haymarket sites, which still have a lot to say about how to preserve free speech and the right to peaceful assembly in times of uncertainty and terror.