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Go on a Architectural Boat Tour

111 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Historical and Architectural Boat Tour for One, Two, or Four from Chicago Fireboat Tours (Up to 41% Off).

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Veteran-owned local business offers 90-120 minute cruises, during which passengers can admire scenic views of Chicago’s landscape

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4 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
4 days ago
I was a former Chicago Architectural (Foundation) Center docent for 10 year, and have taken many of the River architectural cruises from several different companies. The guide, a retired engineer, offered a different take on the history and buildings with coverage of Navy Pier, as well. I highly recommend this tour plus it takes guests through the lock, though we had to wait because of a little traffic. The tour goes up the E/W and N. Branches of the River.
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
7 days ago
Amazing tour!
9 ratings6 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 2, 2022
Great ride on history-fire boat was fun with ride through the locks and a wonderful tour of the different architectural building along the river. Also some great stories. Highly recommended.
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 30, 2022
The entire group loved the tour. Great history, beautiful boat and a very informative guide. Would do it again!
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 28, 2022
So fun and informative! Loved it!
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  • Cruise departure times: Historical and architectural cruise (river tour): 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Departure location: DuSable Harbor 111 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
  • This offer is not valid on the weekends. Weekdays only.
  • Not available Saturday or Sundays. Sorry, no exceptions.
  • Not valid on holidays or for "special event" cruises.
  • Free admission for children 3 and under
  • Tours run daily until Labor Day Weekend.
  • Cruises run about 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Drinks and snacks available for purchase
  • Subject to weather

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Promotional value expires Nov 13, 2022. Amount paid never expires. Online redemption only. Subject to weather. Not valid for special events or private tours. Limit 3 per person. May be repurchased every 30 days. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Go on a Architectural Boat Tour

One usually doesn't have many opportunities to sail on a historic vessel. At Chicago Fireboat Tours, customers can do just that, as they board the Fred A. Busse, an active Fireboat for the Chicago Fire Department from 1937 until 1981. This veteran-owned local business offers a range of guided tours, historic cruises, evening sunset cruises and charters upon the Chicago Fireboat both on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.