Chicago Prohibition Tour

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Chicago, USA

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3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Discover the underground world of the Prohibition-era speakeasy on an entertaining adults-only tour that takes you to four historic Chicago bars. Learn why the sale of alcohol was banned for more than a decade in the United States, and the subsequent popularity of illicit establishments where liquor, jazz, and mobsters ruled. An air-conditioned coach shuffles you from bar to bar, so feel free to buy a drink or two. This small-group tour, limited to 20 people, ensures a more customized experience with your guide.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Comprehensive tour of the city



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Average 4.63 out of 5 stars based on 129 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago Prohibition Tour
Maria I, Mar 2020 Verified
Elizabeth, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and fun, great insides of the Prohibition time. The four bars we visited were in different neighborhoods so we got to travel around the city as well. We had about 30-45 minutes in every bar and had a chance to walk around the place and also have a drink. Highly recommended!!
Chicago Prohibition Tour
Randy P, Feb 2020 Verified
Elizabeth was incredibly knowledgable about all things prohibition and very easy going. Loved Marges!
Chicago Prohibition Tour
Samantha Z, Jan 2020 Verified
Miranda, our tour guide was a wealth of knowledge. Our driver was fun and did a great job. I would’ve liked to have seen a few more actual artifact from prohibition beyond the news articles and doorways. But overall, a lot of fun. I’d go again.
Chicago Prohibition Tour
Natalie R, Jan 2020 Verified
We had a tour hosted by Miranda, she was good fun and had loads of information you could see she was really interested in her topic. The bars we went to were lovely as where the drinks. Came away having had a great time and wanting to go and find out more about the era as she had got us interested.
Chicago Prohibition Tour
weslehigh, Oct 2019 Verified
This was an outstanding tour providing very interesting and fun information about the Prohibition era in Chicago. Visited four former Speakeasies and saw the former haunts of Al Capone and Frank Nitti, among others. Miranda was an excellent tour guide who helped make this an exceptional evening. She has a unique sense of humor that makes her perfect for this tour and which we thoroughly enjoyed. We highly recommend this!
Chicago Prohibition Tour
Valerie.deangelo, Oct 2019 Verified
Had such a great time on the tour. The information was presented in a fun way and Sydney was amazing! She is so knowledgeable and makes post-prohibition drinking a blast. Highly recommend.
Chicago Prohibition Tour, Sep 2019 Verified
Myself and 2 of my colleagues signed up for this tour on a work trip to Chicago and we’re super glad we did! Miranda, our guide, was very knowledgeable and did a great job showing us around. We learned a ton about prohibition and had a blast to boot.
Chicago Prohibition Tour
klupsity, Sep 2019 Verified

What a great tour! Our tour guide Sydney was amazing. She is full of information and great at telling the story of prohibition. I loved how she takes the time to go around and talk to everyone at all the different bar stops. What a great way to learn about the prohibition era and see some of chicago at the same time.

Chicago Prohibition Tour
Brea N, Sep 2019 Verified
We really had a great time, the stops were fun and the drinks were good. Lots of history on Chicago’s mob past and the prohibition era. Shuttle will drop you in a different local the you meet but it’s not too far. Fun night on the town!
Chicago Prohibition Tour
Gordon H, Sep 2019 Verified
Great tour with a wealth of information, but it wouldn't be the same without Sydney. She is perfect for this tour and added to the fun. Thank you, this was a must do for anyone visiting the area.

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