Special group discounts

Special group discounts

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 Planet Nine
Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium
Explore outer space through this planetarium‘s renowned exhibits and breathtaking sky shows. Groups of 15 or more can enjoy special discounted rates for exhibits and shows. 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive

Regular rates: $19 – $50 adults; $8 – $39 children
Group rates: $16 – $30 adults; $7 – $21 children; $14 – $28 seniors
Contact: Email groups@adlerplanetarium.org.

Chicago History Museum 
Housing an estimated 20 million items, this comprehensive history 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. 1601 N. Clark St.

Regular rates: $19 adults; $17 seniors (65+) and college students
Group rates: $17 adults; $15 seniors (65+) and college students (self-guided exhibition tours) / $23 adults; $21 seniors (65+) and college students (guided exhibition tours)
Contact: Call (312) 799-2162. Or submit an adult group form or youth field trip form.

Field Museum
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. 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive

Regular rates: $24 – 40 adults; $17 – $29 children; $21 – $33 seniors/students
Group rates: $20.50 – $32 adults; $17.75 – $28 students/seniors
Contact: Call (312) 665-7300 or email groupsales@fieldmuseum.org.

Museum of Science and Industry
At the Museum of Science and Industry, 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. 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive

Regular rates: $19.95 – $55.95 adult; $10.95 – $37.95 child
Group rates: $18 adult; $11 child; $14 seniors. 
Contact: Call (773) 947-3179 or submit your request online.

Shedd Aquarium
Discover marine animals and underwater ecosystems at this awe-inspiring aquarium. In addition to special pricing, on-site learning programs, and special experiences are also available. 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

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

Bus Tour of Chicago
Bus Tour of Chicago

Chicago Architecture Center
These popular architecture 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. 111 E. Wacker Drive, Ste. 1321

Regular rates: $47 (First Lady Cruises) / $20 – $26 (Walking Tours)
Group rates: $32 – $40 (First Lady Cruises) / $17 – $23 (Walking Tours)
Tour Operator discounts are available.
Contact: Call (312) 322-1130 or email groupsales@architecture.org.

Big Bus Tours 
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. Multiple pick-up locations

Regular rates: $29 – $75 adults; $15 – $45 children
Group rates available.
Contact: Complete the group booking inquiry form to get started.

Mercury Cruises
Choose from an array of boat cruises that cruise the Chicago River and lakefront with frequent departure times, and enjoy special discounted pricing for your group. Southeast Corner of Michigan Ave. Bridge

Regular rates: $35 adults; $14 children (12 and under)
Group rates for 20 or more are available starting at $18 and may be reserved in advance.
Contact: Call (312) 332-1368 or email grouptours@mercurycruises.com.

Wendella Tours & Cruises
Spend a few hours exploring Chicago by water on this family-owned and operated boat tour. Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of group rates. 400 N. Michigan Ave.

Regular rates: $39 adult; $18 children; (Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour); Other tour prices vary.
Call to learn about group rates.
Contact: (312) 337-1446

Wrigley Field
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. 1060 W. Addison St.

Regular rates: $25 – $35
Private tours are available. Additional pricing options for student/youth groups
Contact: (773) 388-8270

Shoreline Sightseeing Company
Sit back and enjoy the city views from one of the boats in Shoreline Sightseeing’s fleet. Choose from a number of group tour options: architecture river tours, classic lake tours, fireworks tours and more. Tickets are available online. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more. Multiple departure locations

Group rates: Vary
Contact for groups: Book online or call (312) 373-7258.

Shows

James M. Nederlander Theatre

Blue Man Group
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. Briar Street Theatre | 3133 N. Halsted St. 

Regular rates: $54 – $84
Group rates available.
Contact: Submit a group request form for a quote.

Broadway In Chicago
Your clients will experience the magic of a high-quality Broadway production when you book a trip to a Broadway In Chicago theaters. Groups of 10 or more can enjoy discounted prices and advanced purchase options, before tickets even go on sale to the public. Various theaters

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
Give groups a true Chicago experience with an 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. Chicago Mainstage, 1616 N. Wells St.

Regular rates: Vary
Group rates: Starting at $17.
Contact: Call (312) 664-4032 or email groups@secondcity.com.

Lookingglass Theatre
Plan an outing for your groups to discover cutting-edge 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. 821 N. Michigan Ave.

Regular rates: Vary
Group rates: 10 – 20% off; student groups as low as $20.
Contact: Complete form for a quote or email groupsales@lookingglasstheatre.org.

 

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