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Chicago: Willis Tower Skydeck and The Ledge Ticket

Activity provider: Skydeck Chicago
Entry ticket

Chicago: Willis Tower Skydeck and The Ledge Ticket

Activity provider: Skydeck Chicago
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From US$ 33 per person

Likely to sell out

Treat yourself to an exhilarating view over the whole of Chicago from the top of the Willis Tower. Ride 103 floors to the Skydeck and step out onto The Ledge, a glass-paneled box with vertical views to the ground below.

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  • Step out onto The Ledge, a glass balcony extended over the city below, for unparalleled views
  • Save time by reserving your desired entry time in advance
  • Learn about Chicago's rich cultural history through museum-quality exhibits
  • Watch a movie detailing the history of the Willis Tower and other architectural wonders of Chicago
  • Download the Skydeck app for a free viewfinder which points out Chicago’s most notable sights
Full description

Enjoy an unrivaled view over the city of Chicago on a trip up the city's Willis Tower. This famous building, once known as the Sears Tower, is not only home to a Skydeck on the 103rd floor, but it also features The Ledge, a series of 4 glass-paneled boxes that extend out from the building's facade to give visitors a view straight down. As you wind through the ground levels of the Willis Tower, you will be surrounded by museum-quality exhibits highlighting the iconic tower. Learn about Chicago's rich history and culture through these informative visuals. Watch a video presentation, "Reaching for the Sky," where you will be briefed on the history of the building and of architecture in Chicago. Then step into your elevator and you will be amazed at how quickly it ascends. As you travel, your multimedia-equipped elevator will inform you about your vertical progress. Upon reaching the 103rd floor, step out onto the Skydeck, which offers views spanning over 50 miles and across 4 states. Then summon your courage to step out onto The Ledge, a glass balcony that hangs over the edge, for vertigo-inducing views 1,353 feet (about 412 meters) straight down to the city below! Download the Skydeck Mobile App for a free viewfinder which points out many of Chicago’s notable landmarks. Learn more about sights like Navy Pier, Wrigley Field, Grant Park, Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, and Field Museum of Natural History.

  • Timed access to the Skydeck on the 103rd floor
  • Access to The Ledge
  • Free WiFi
  • Downloadable Skydeck app with viewfinder
  • Museum-quality exhibits
  • Theater presentation
  • Express entry to the elevators (if the Fast Pass option is chosen)
  • Priority access to The Ledge experience (if the Fast Pass option is chosen)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

The entrance to Skydeck is located on S. Wacker Blvd between W. Jackson St. and W. Adams St. Once inside the lobby, proceed to security screening then on to the ticket handler who will scan your voucher.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • To service as many guests as possible while limiting the wait times, each group of two gets 60 seconds at The Ledge to take photos, etc.
  • It is recommended to visit just after the Skydeck opens or after 5:00 PM to experience fewer crowds and shorter lines
  • You will not be entitled to a refund based on changes in weather, visibility, or wait time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 2113 reviews

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It was fun to walk out and see the view of the city. My stomach kept flipping over as I walked around on the see through floor, even though I knew I was safe. I really enjoyed getting the lay of the land with the city. The view was amazing and insightful.

March 26, 2023

Getting there early early helped beat the crowd and gave more time on the sky deck to take pictures. Once the crowd got bigger, only 90 seconds were given. Overall, the exhibits prior to going up were nice and gave a good museum feel. There is a parking structure next to the building, but be prepared to pay around $60 for it.

January 6, 2023

Get your guide help me to to get very reasonable price tickets, the only problem I had was downloading the app to see my tickets it was a pain in the neck. In the email I got with confirmation # of my purchase, there wasn’t anything to help me out to get in contact with customer service. At the end was able to contact them and finale sent me a pdf with my tickets

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November 11, 2022

Product ID: 19830