Gangs and Mobsters Crime Tour at Chicago
Chicago
Explore Chicago's mobster history on a thrilling walking tour. Discover Al Capone's haunts, hidden secrets, and chilling tales of the underworld.
Duration: 1 hour
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • 226 S Wabash Ave - Step back in time to the roaring 1920s with our Exchequer Restaurant and Pub, formerly known as the infamous 226 Club. Enjoy delicious meals in the legitimate front restaurant while imagining the hidden speakeasy in the back, rumored to have been owned by none other than Capone himself.
  • 17 E Monroe St - Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Potter Palmer Collection embodies sophistication and grace. Each item is designed to reflect the opulence and refinement of the era, capturing the essence of a bygone time.
  • East Madison Street - Follow the footsteps of Capone as he takes down Antonio “Tony the Scourge” Lombardo, the head of Unione Siciliana, a powerful Italian cultural institution known as “the Black Hand.” Immerse yourself in the rich history of New York and Chicago’s underworld, and uncover the secrets of this notorious event. Join us on this captivating journey and discover the hidden tales of the past.
  • James R. Thompson Center - Located on the very site where the hotel once stood for decades, this architectural marvel pays homage to the legacy of Governor James R. Thompson, the longest-serving governor in Illinois history. Step inside and be captivated by the grandeur of this historic landmark, which served as the heart of Illinois politics from 1977 to 1991.
  • North Michigan Avenue - Introducing the sensational Jake Lingle, the unsung hero behind the gripping newspaper coverage of the notorious mob in the City by the Lake. While his name may not have graced the pages of the Chicago Tribune, it was his unparalleled access to sources on both sides of the law that propelled him to stardom and ultimately put a target on his back.
What's Included
  • Well-trained guide
  • Excellently researched history
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Additional Information

Embark on a captivating walking tour that delves into the intriguing legacy of the Midwest’s most notorious mobsters and gangs. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Windy City as you stroll through its vibrant streets, where the echoes of a century of Mob activity intertwine with the modern cityscape. Traverse the iconic Michigan Avenue, once a hub of illicit operations masterminded by the infamous Al Capone, and uncover the hidden secrets of the past that now lie beneath the surface of changing demographics and contemporary establishments. Brace yourself for chilling tales of mob hits and ongoing underworld dealings, as you unravel a dark and compelling narrative that still resonates through the streets today.

Location
100 E Jackson Dr
East Jackson Drive
You will meet your guide outside of the South Garden of the Art Institute of Chicago. Your guide will be wearing a white Junket t-shirt. Please arrive 15 mins early.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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