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SPECIAL GROUP DISCOUNTS

Tour operators can enjoy special group discounts at these Chicago museums, shows and tours.

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Take advantage of special group discounts when planning your next outing for clients. From renowned museums and Broadway shows to sightseeing tours around Chicago, these deals will help make your budget go further.

 

MUSEUMS

Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Explore outer space through renowned exhibits and breathtaking sky shows. Groups of 15 or more can enjoy special discounted rates for exhibits and shows. 
Regular rates: $12-$34.95 adults; $8-$29.95 children
Group rates: $10.50-$20.50 adults; $6.50-$16.50 children; $8.50-$18.50 seniors
Contact:
Email groups@adlerplanetarium.org

Chicago History Museum 
1601 N. Clark St., Chicago
Housing an estimated 20 million items, this comprehensive museum is the spot to learn about Chicago's past, present and future. For groups of 10 or more, special reduced pricing is available, and pre-ordered boxed lunches are available through the North & Clark Cafe. 
Regular rates: $14 adults; $12 seniors (65+) and college students
Group rates: $12 adults; $10 seniors (65+) and college students (self-guided exhibition tours) / $16 adults; $14 seniors (65+) and college students (guided exhibition tours) / $16 person (neighborhood walking tours)
Contact: Call 312-799-2162 or submit the group reservation form.  

The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Discover one of the largest natural history museums in the world. For groups of 10 or more, special reduced pricing is available, as well as catering options. Guided tours and special group programming, such as scavenger hunts, wine tasting, behind-the-scenes experiences and more, are also available for an additional cost. View the Tour Operator Planning Packet for more information about offerings. 
Regular rates: $18-31 adults; $13-21 children; $15-$25 seniors/students 
Group rates: $14.40-$24.75 adults; $12-$20 students/seniors
Contact: Call 312-665-7300 or email groupsales@fieldmuseum.org

Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Go on an educational voyage through the many forms of science: astronomy, biology, technology and so much more. Take advantage of special group pricing for tour operators, and plan ahead for lunch with a boxed lunch order. 
Regular rates: $18 adult; $11 child; $17 seniors
Group rates: $14.50 adult; $8.75 child; $11 seniors; $7.50 out-of-state student; free for Illinois studentsAll pricing details
Contact: Call 773-684-1414 or submit your request online.

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
Discover marine animals and underwater ecosystems at this awe-inspiring facility. In addition to special pricing, on-site learning programs and special experiences are also available.
Regular rates: $30.95-$39.95 adult; $21.95-$30.95 child
Group rates: $18-$23 adult; $13-$17 child
Contact: Call 312-692-3333, email groupreservations@sheddaquarium.org or book online.

 

TOURS

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
These tours led by knowledgeable docents will give visitors a comprehensive look into Chicago's fascinating history, architectural treasures and spectacular public art. Enjoy discounted rates, flexible departures to fit your schedule and a wide selection of tours based on your group's interests.
Regular rates: $42-$45 (First Lady Cruises) / $15-$20 (Walking Tours)
Group rates: $32-$45 (First Lady Cruises) / $13.50-$18 (Walking Tours)
Tour Operator rates: $26-45 (First Lady Cruises) / $11.25-$15 (Walking Tours)

Contact: Call 312-322-1130 or email groupsales@architecture.org

Big Bus Tours 
Multiple pick-up locations
This hop-on hop-off bus tour will take your groups to all the major sightseeing spots around Chicago. Enjoy discounted rates for a variety of group sizes. 
Regular rates: $35.10 adults; $18 children
Group Rates: 15% off for groups of 15-20; 20% off for groups of 20-35; 25% off groups of 35
Contact: Email infoch@bigbustours.com and provide IATA number. 

Mercury Cruises
Southeast Corner of Michigan Avenue Bridge
Choose from an array of cruises with frequent departure times, and enjoy special discounted pricing for your group.
Regular rates: $31 adults; $11 children (12 and under)
Group rates: Varies on departure time and type. 
Contact: Call 312-332-1368 or email grouptours@mercurycruises.com  

Wendella
400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Spend a few hours exploring Chicago by water. Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of group rates.
Regular rates: $35.50 adult; $16.50 children; $32 seniors (Chicago's Original Architecture Tour); Other tour prices vary.
Group rates: $18.15 adult; $9.07 children; $16.80 seniors (Chicago's Original Architecture Tour); Other tour prices vary.
Contact: 312-337-1446 

Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St., Chicago
Sports fans and history buffs alike will love experiencing this only-in-Chicago destination, home of the Chicago Cubs. Schedule a behind-the-scenes tour or a special educational program. Game tickets are also available for groups. 
Regular rates: $25
Group rates: $23 groups of 20+ people; $20 groups of 50+ people. Additional pricing options for student/youth groups
Contact for groups: 773-388-8270

 

SHOWS

Blue Man Group
Briar Street Theatre | 3133 N. Halsted, Chicago
A creative culmination of art, comedy, music and color, these iconic blue beings are sure to amaze visitors of all ages. Groups of 10 or more people can enjoy discounted rates and advance purchase options, up to one year in advance. 
Regular rates: $57.75-$97.75
Group rates: $46-$64
Contact: Submit a group request form.

Broadway In Chicago
Various theaters
Your clients will experience the magic of a high-quality Broadway production when you book a trip to a Broadway In Chicago theater. Groups of 10 or more can enjoy discounted prices and advanced purchase options, before tickets even go on sale to the public.
Regular Rates: Vary.
Group rates: Vary; student tickets cost as low as $14.50 for select shows
Contact:
Call 312-977-1710 or email groupsales@broadwayinchicago.com  

The Second City
Chicago Mainstage | 1616 N. Wells St., Chicago
Give groups a true Chicago experience with the first-ever ongoing improv comedy performance troupe. Groups of 16-500 people can enjoy an array of perks, such as no service fees, shows daily, group seating, lunch and dinner packages offered by 10 restaurant partners within walking distance of the theatre and a flexible refund policy.
Regular rates: Vary.
Group rates: Starting at $17.
Contact: Call 312-664-4032 or email groups@secondcity.com   

Lookingglass Theatre
821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Plan an outing for your groups to discover cutting-edge, provocative theater productions. Along with discounted pricing, groups of 10 or more enjoy early purchase access, payment plans, meal plans and a one-time flat service fee. 
Regular rates: Vary.
Group rates: 10-25% off; student groups as low as $20
Contact: Call 773-477-9257 x125 or email groupsales@lookingglasstheatre.org


Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-7827
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 642-4600
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 684-1414
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 939-2438
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
112 E. Wacker Dr. on Chicago's Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 332-1353
Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 404-4200
Blue Man Group
3133 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 348-4000
Wendella Sightseeing Boats
400 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 337-1446
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 337-0665
Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 922-3432
Big Bus Tours Chicago
630 W. 41st St.
Chicago, IL 60609
(877) 285-4796
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