Guided tour

Chicago: Tiffany Art Glass Works Walking Tour

Chicago: Tiffany Art Glass Works Walking Tour

From US$ 30 per person

Take a walking tour and learn about the life of Louis Comfort Tiffany. View some of his most well-known glass works as you stroll around Chicago.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in Tiffany's outstanding art glass installations
  • See some of the largest such artworks in Chicago.
  • Compare Tiffany glass with contemporary art-glass installations
  • Learn about Louis Comfort Tiffany's life and work
  • Experience Chicago in the company of your guide
Full description

Visit some of Chicago’s most magnificent art-glass and mosaic installations. Discover stories about the man behind the glass from your expert guide.

Take a walk around the art glass installations designed and crafted by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company. Marvel at the decorative glass or mosaics that adorn public and private buildings across the Windy City.

Discover one of the largest collections of Tiffany art glass in the United States. Learn all about Tiffany while experiencing some remarkable examples of his work. Compare Tiffany's large artworks with other contemporary installations.

Includes
  • Tour of Tiffany art glass installations
  • Narration by a professional and certified guide
  • Admission to the galleries at the Chicago Architecture Center
  • Food and drink
  • Coat check
  • Storage for luggage or strollers
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Date

Meeting point

The docent will meet tour participants inside at the north lobby of the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E Randolph Street.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • Pets are not allowed, but service animals are welcome
  • This tour is unable to provide secure storage for luggage or strollers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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The sheer beauty of Tiffany glass is awesome. The two Tiffany glass domes at the Cultural Center are breathtaking. Who knew there is a Tiffany glass ceiling at Macy’s (Field’s) ? The presentation at the Marquette Building is also impressive. This is a Chicago walking tour worth taking.

June 8, 2022

Product ID: 411318