Save Money Seeing 25+ Chicago Attractions with Go Chicago Card

Chicago Architecture Foundation's First Lady Cruise

There are so many , and you want to do it all, but it can get to be SO expensive. With the  you pay one price and receive free admission to more than 25 Chicago attractions. Included in this list are the Chicago Architecture River Cruise, Bike and Roll Chicago, the Field Museum of Natural History, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Science and Industry. You can even take a hop-on hop-off bus tour or a skyline cruise on Lake Michigan.

How Does the Go Chicago Card Work?

There are three ways to save on Chicago attractions with the Go Chicago Card. You can purchase the All-Inclusive Pass, which is a good option when you've got a specific number of days to visit. You can get the Explorer Pass, which is a great option is great for locals or if you want to break up your visits to attractions with other activities. There's also a Build-Your-Own Pass if you know exactly which attractions you want to see. 

All-Inclusive Pass

This pass offers the biggest savings. It's also the only pass that includes admission to the Shedd Aquarium. You buy your pass in 1-, 2-, 3-, or 5-day increments. You can buy it at any time and once you use the pass at your first attraction the countdown begins. Then you'll use need to use your Go Chicago Card within the number of days you purchased. For example, if you purchase a 3-day pass on June 1 and start using it on August 1, you can use it through August 3. You can see as many attractions as you can fit into your schedule during that time. You'll save up to 55% with this option.

Explorer Pass

With the Explorer Pass you choose the number of attractions instead of the number of days. You can select three or five options and you'll have thirty days to visit them after your first attraction visit. With this option you'll save up to 40%.

Build Your Own

For the most flexibility create your own Go Chicago Card. You pick only the places you know you want to visit. Choose two or more and you'll automatically save 20%.

Using Your Go Chicago Card

Your pass is a PDF document with a custom QR code. Once you purchase a pass you can print it or display it on your smart phone and present it at any of the participating locations. 

Check out all of the participating Chicago locations below, and then get your and explore the city like a Local Tourist!

TLT is a Go Chicago Card affiliate. If you purchase a Go Chicago Card we'll receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.

360 Chicago, Formerly John Hancock Observatory
875 N Michigan Ave
94th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611
Perched 94 stories above the Windy City, the 360 Chicago provides commanding views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s towering skyscrapers, including Willis Tower.
1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
Visit the Adler’s theaters and numerous exhibitions for an unforgettable space science experience.
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
The Art Institute of Chicago is the second largest art museum in the USA housing a world-renowned encyclopedic collection.
Big Bus Tours
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
Our sightseeing bus tours of Chicago take you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer.
Bike and Roll Chicago
600 E Grand, Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago’s premier bicycle/Segway tour & bike rental company. Celebrating 23 years of fun in Chicago! Locations include Millennium Park, Navy Pier, & Riverwalk.
Brookfield Zoo
8400 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513
How much: Adults: $17.85 Seniors 65 and Over: $12.50 Children 3 to 11: $12.50
Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo inspires conservation leaders every day by connecting people with wildlife and nature.
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604
Tours, exhibitions, programs & events highlighting Chicago architecture.
Chicago Children's Museum
700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago Children's Museum's mission is to create a community where play and learning connect.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614
The Chicago History Museum is a place of learning, discovery, creativity, and, well, history.
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S Lake Shore Dr , Chicago, IL 60605
Travel around the world, go back in time, and discover things you never knew at The Field Museum! Whether you're a first-time guest or a frequent visitor, we're your home for endless adventures.
Frank Lloyd Wright House & Studio
951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302
This world-renowned complex served as Wright's private residence and studio from 1889 to 1909. Wright used his home as an architectural laboratory, trying out design concepts.
17 East Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
Gray Line is the largest provider of sightseeing tours on the planet.
Legoland Discovery Center
601 N Martingale Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
How much: $20
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago is an indoor family entertainment destination with over 3 million LEGO bricks and nine attractions.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
How much: $12 suggested admission, $7 students & seniors
The MCA is an innovative and compelling center of contemporary art where the public can directly experience the work and ideas of living artists.
5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) is home to more than 35,000 artifacts and nearly 14 acres of hands-on experiences designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House in Chicago
5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House is both a masterpiece of the Prairie style and an icon of modern architecture.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
How much: Shedd Pass: Adult $30.95 Child $21.95
Shedd Aquarium is Chicago's indoor public aquarium. At Shedd Aquarium, animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
Shoreline Sightseeing
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
Chicago's favorite tour boat company. Shoreline offers Architecture Cruises on the Chicago River, Skyline Tours on Lake Michigan, Water Taxis, Private Charters.
Skydeck Chicago
233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606
Located on the 103rd floor of Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, the Skydeck offers spectacular sweeping views and is full of interactive exhibits.
Tall Ship Windy
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Set sail aboard Windy, Chicago's very own Tall Ship! Windy, a 148-foot schooner, departs from Navy Pier on 60- and 75-minute sailing adventures. Enjoy fireworks, special events, and more!
The Chicago Theatre
175 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601
Legendary auditorium that hosts a variety of entertainment, including stage events, concerts, dance, comedy and special events.

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