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Chicago Explorer Pass

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Adult(s) x (Age 13 To 99)
Children x (Age 3 To 12)
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  • Save on admission to selected attractions
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences


When you pick up your Chicago Explorer Pass, peruse the included guidebook to choose the three or five activities that interest you most from more than 25 museums, tours, cruises and other attractions. The pass also provides discounts at restaurants and retailers around the city.

Valid for 30 days from the first day of first use, the pass gives you the flexibility to customize your sightseeing itinerary and discover Chicago highlights at your own pace. The guidebook includes attraction descriptions, hours of operation, directions and maps.

Access to your chosen attractions is easy — simply swipe your pass at designated ticketing areas and enjoy! Perhaps you'll visit Adler Planetarium; take a walking tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation; explore the city with a half-day bike rental at Navy Pier; or check out the Museum of Science and Industry — the choice is yours.

See below for a full list, including additional savings.


Your Chicago Explorer Pass is activated upon first use and is valid for 30 days afterward.

  • Adler Planetarium (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Frederick C Robie House (walking tours available; closed Tue and Wed)
  • 360 Chicago (formerly John Hancock Observatory; skip-the-line entry included)
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo (includes pass for Carousel and Children's Train)
  • Navy Pier includes Ferris wheel, miniature golf, lighthouse, wave swinger ride and carousel
  • SkyDeck Chicago, Willis Tower (express entry)
  • Art Institute of Chicago (skip-the-line entry included)
  • Chicago Children's Museum
  • Chicago History Museum with Audio Tour*
  • Field Museum
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Museum of Science and Industry, plus Omnimax (express entry included)
  • 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Pass
  • Hop-On, Hop-Off, North Side, South Shore or Grand City Bus Tour
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation walking tour
  • Chicago Theatre Marqee Tour
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Tour
  • Architecture River Cruise*
  • Navy Pier or Millennium Park Half-Day Bike Rental
  • Classic Lake Cruise*
  • Tall Ship WINDY Skyline Cruise*
*Please note: Certain attractions are seasonal; consult guidebook for exact schedules.

  • Water Tower Place: ‘Premier Perks’ shopping savings
  • Hershey’s Chicago: 10% savings
  • Macy’s: visitors savings pass
  • Bloomingdale’s: 15% savings
  • Haagen Dazs Café: 20% savings
  • Segway Experience of Chicago Guided Tours: 15% savings
  • Macy’s, Walnut Room: complimentary dessert with purchase of main course
  • Chicago Bike and Segway Tours: 15% savings

Additional discounts at area restaurants and shops are also available with this card.


  • Access to 3, 4 or 5 attractions, activities or tours
  • Comprehensive pocket guidebook
  • Discounts and special offers at select restaurants and retailers
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Your Chicago Explorer Pass will be immediately available for download. Print your pass or download it on your mobile device and use it for direct entry into the attractions.
  • Chicago Explorer Pass is valid for 30 days from the date of activation; once you are inside an attraction or on a tour, you may stay until closing
  • Please note: Operating hours of each attraction are subject to change without notice; if you are traveling over a holiday period, please check operating hours at each attraction you plan to visit

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Pass can be redeemed at any participating attraction
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Pass is activated on the day it's first used and is valid for 30 days from the day of activation
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