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Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Escape into Chicago's underworld on a crime and mob tour with stops on-and-off the luxury, climate-controlled bus. Walking tour paths explore historic crime scenes with great photo opportunities. True crime stories about Chicago Gangster Al Capone, The Untouchables, The Chicago Mob, Prohibition, John Dillinger, Frank “The Enforcer” Nitti, Cap George Streeter, Leopold & Loeb, H.H. Holmes and more.
Visit historic landmark buildings like: The Biograph Theater, Holy Name Cathedral, Cook County Criminal Court House, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, etc. Tour famous Chicago neighborhoods: Streeterville, River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Loop and Magnificent Mile. Locals and tourists agree that this educational and entertaining thing to do in Chicago is a unique cultural experience.
City: Chicago
Sun 03 Dec
You can choose the date already on the booking website
Starting at $46.00
Sun 03 Dec
Starting at $46.00
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What's Included
Exclusive access to crime quiz
Photo opportunities off the bus at infamous crime scenes
Luxury temperature controlled coach bus
Historic video footage
Live commentary on board
Professional tour guide and chauffeur
Keepsake brochure with special offers
Additional Info
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Bus departs on time. Arrive at least 15 minutes early for check-in.
  • Guests may not join the tour after the bus departs. General seating is on a first-come first-served basis. Joint seating is not guaranteed.
  • No restroom breaks. Please go before checking in at the bus.
  • No eating or drinking on the bus.
  • There is no onsite office.
  • Please advise at the time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required in the Special Requirements field. Bus is able to hold collapsible wheelchairs, but it is NOT equipped with an electronic lift.
What To Expect
Water Tower Place
Meet your guide across from the Water Tower Place shopping mall in Chicago’s Near North Side at your selected time. Hop aboard a luxury climate-controlled coach and begin your 1.5-2 hour tour of the history of Chicago crime, from 19th century to today.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Drive by the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The Magnificent Mile
See the Magnificent Mile.
John Hancock Center
One of the tallest buildings in the city and home of a beautiful observation deck.
North Avenue Beach
Drive by on tour bus.
Biograph Theatre
Stake out crime scenes including the Biograph Theatre.
Oz Park
Drive by en route to the St. Valentines Day Massacre.
Lincoln Park
Drive through historic and beautiful Lincoln Park and it's surrounding neighborhood on the tour route.
Marina City
Hear fascinating stories about Al Capone, The Untouchables, the Chicago Mob, John Dillinger, ‘Terrible’ Tommy O'Conner, Leopold and Loeb and ‘Cap’ George Streeter, all who made their notorious criminal mark on Chicago. Grab your camera for a ‘drive-by shooting’ of the historic criminal courthouse, an architectural landmark where some of Chicago's most famous cases were tried.
Holy Name Cathedral
Pass by the Holy Name Cathedral, and see the site of the 1929 St Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murder scenes. This Prohibition-era conflict between two powerful Chicago gangs -- the South Side gang led by Al Capone and the North Side gang led by Bugs Moran -- ended in the brutal murder of seven Mob members. In addition to your comfortable, narrated drive through the city, you’ll also hop off the coach to visit some areas by foot for a more immersive experience. Your guide will offer in-depth narration as you follow the path that Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss walked right before their deaths. Hop back on the coach and return to the Near North Side to conclude your Chicago crime and gangsters tour.
Thirty Five E Wacker
The Jewelers Building and historic landmark building.
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Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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Reviews (1000)
Dec 2022
Our guide Mike was great and made the tour really enjoyable! The tour was recommended by friends and they were smart to tell us about it.
Response from Host
Dec 2022
Diana, Your review is so nice to read. We are grateful for your feedback and positive comments about Mike and the tour. Thank you!
Dec 2022
We just loved the Mob Bus Tour! Our tour guide Katie knew an amazing amount of information, and shared it in an entertaining way. She was a clear and concise communicator. This tour also was a fun way to see several city neighborhoods. Well worth our tourist dollars and time.
Response from Host
Dec 2022
We are grateful for your review. Thank you for sharing your experience and kind words about Katie and the tour.
Dec 2022
Tour guide Katie did a fabulous job bringing history to life. This is also an excellent way to see Chicago neighborhoods and stay warm! Very fun.
Response from Host
Dec 2022
Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your positive feedback about Katie and the tour! 😀

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