Discover a Chicago you don't know.

From neighborhood walks to river cruises, our spring

tour extravaganza offers a variety of ways to experience the city’s iconic and unexpected stories.

Tours by Type

Walking Tours

Boat Tours

"L" Train


Fit Tours


Tours by Date

Are you a member?

Take advantage of our Chicago24 Members' Lounge

sponsored by Corner Bakery Cafe.

Just for members–enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries from Corner Bakery Cafe and chat with CHM staff.

Relax in our lounge before your tours and learn about the Museum's forthcoming exhibitions and events.

Bernard Turner

Author, Historian

Playboy Walking Tour

Get familiar with our expert team of historians, writers, artists,

experts, and self-proclaimed history nerds.

Andie Meadows

Queer Femme Historian

Cemetery Tours & Devil in the White City Bus Tour

Al Walavich

Art Educator

Local Historian

Professor, Northwestern University

Writer, Educator

Meet the Tour Guides

Professor, Historic Preservation, SAIC

Director of Programs, Illinois Humanities

Bill Savage

ABC-7 Food Reporter

Professor, Northwestern University

Bronzeville Walking Tour

Eastland Disaster, Sunset River Cruise

CHM Gallery Interpreter

John Russick

Professional Guide

VP, Interpretation and Education at CHM


Luis Tubens

Greg Borzo

Pamela Bannos


Sam Anderson-Ramos

Elizabeth Fratterigo

Rolf Achilles


Paul Durica

Krista August

Steve Dolinsky


Boystown Walking Tour

Best of the Grid

Megan Clark

Chicago's Fabulous Fountains

Educator, CHM

Giants in the Park

Scottie Perry

Margaret Hicks

Wendy Bright


Ursula Bielski

"It's one of the top three things to do in Chicago."

Tour attendee - Sunset River Cruise

What the people say

"“ Event at my age, I’m definitely interested in this. Must be the artist in me trying to emerge."

Tour attendee - Sunset River Cruise

 Tour attendee - Pilsen Murals

“ I did this thanks to my daughter! It was spectacular and educational and especially wonderful to experience with my daughter. Did it before sunset and loved it!”

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Have questions?

 Interested in setting up a private group tour? Drop us a line!

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