Night Crime Tours in Chicago, IL

Chicago Crime Tours163 E Pearson St. Chicago , IL 60654
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Step into the lives of Chicago’s most notorious criminals as you embark on this nighttime tour. From the comfort of an air-conditioned bus, you’ll encounter iconic crime scenes and historic bars. Drinks are not included. On this 2.5-hour luxury bus tour through the streets of Chicago, you’ll learn about everything from the legendary Al Capone to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.

Good To Know

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  • Drinks are not included in the tour price.
  • Tour duration: approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Guests must be 21+ to participate in the tour.
  • Ride on a luxury tour bus, rain or shine.
  • Tours available on Fridays at 8:00 pm.


from Night Crime Tours
Chicago crime & mob bus tour with stops.

Light up the night on this 2-2.5 hour bus tour and escape into Chicago's crime and mob history. Some of the world’s most famous criminals, mobsters and gangsters bamboozled their way through Chicago. Sit comfortably on a climate controlled bus and enjoy sightseeing famous Chicago crime scenes from the 19th century through modern times. Unlike Chicago walking tours, this luxury bus tour can't be stopped by Windy City weather.

Criminals and Mobsters
Investigate Al Capone, The Untouchables, The Chicago Mob, John Dillinger, H.H. Holmes, George Streeter, Leopold & Loeb, and more. See the site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, one of Chicago's most notorious murder scenes.

Historic Landmarks
Stake out crime scenes like the Biograph Theatre, Holy Name Cathedral, and other Chicago landmarks. Grab your camera for a drive-by shooting of the historic criminal courthouse, a Chicago architectural landmark where some of Chicago's most notorious cases were tried.

Chicago Crime Scenes
Escape into the criminal past of Chicago's River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Old Town and Magnificent Mile neighborhoods. Get off the bus and explore where Chicago gangsters John Dillinger and Hymie Weiss stood just before their deaths.

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Kendra B
Mabank, Texas
"Crime scene tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 13, 2019 NEW
Excellent guide and information. Mike was very friendly and a great tour guide with funny jokes. I definitely recommend
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Robo C
"Da' Boyz Is Gonna Help You Out! Have A Great Time with this Must Do in Chicago"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 05, 2019 NEW
My wife gifted me with this tour for our anniversary. The tour guides dress up as gangsters and put on a Hilarious show featuring all the places relevant to the early gang years in the Windy City. Well worth the 45 minutes. 5*'s A+
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Rochester, New York
"Learned a lot"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 04, 2019 NEW
The tour was very entertaining and informative. Mike was an excellent tour guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable. We learned about crime in the 1920s and even more recent crime in the 1980s. An added benefit is getting off the bus and seeing some of the sites. Well worth the money
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Frank S
"Crime Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 02, 2019 NEW
I learned a lot! Worth the money. Very comfortable bus and our tour guide Shannon was great. I have lived in the burbs all my life , nice to learn about the city during prohibition. We view some famous sites and buildings.
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
"Loved it"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 01, 2019 NEW
Our tour guide Ben, so knowledgeable about the city of Chicago and its colourful history. The Crime tour was worth going to and highly recommend!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Night Crime Tours

Is this tour appropriate for all ages?
No. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to join the tour.

Are drinks included in the tour price?
No. The tour stops at two historic bars. Drink prices are not included in your tour admission.

How long is the tour?
The tour takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Where does the tour begin?
The tour boards outside of 163 E. Pearson. (SE corner of Pearson and Michigan Ave). Look for black Windy City Limousine bus with yellow Chicago Crime Tours tape.

Is parking available?
Paid parking is available nearby. Water Tower Place parking is accessible from Chestnut St. Standard rates apply.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Please make note of your special needs or requests when reserving your spot on the tour. The bus has 6-7 steps and storage for folding wheelchairs and strollers. Some stops include stairs.

Are there restrooms on the bus?

Can I record the tour?
No. Any audio/video recording is strictly prohibited. Guests may take photographs during the tour.