FREE Historical Tours at Water Tower Place

5/4/2012 - 12/31/2014
Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Water Tower Place, Michigan Avenue Lobby
Contact: (312) 440-3166
Sponsored by: Water Tower Place

Eventbrite - Historical Tour

Have you ever wondered who designed the water fountain inside Water Tower Place’s Michigan Avenue lobby? Do you know when Water Tower Place was built? Was Water Tower Place the first skyscraper in Chicago, the U.S. or the world?

Learn the answer to these questions and more as you travel through all seven levels of Water Tower Place during a FREE 30-minute guided walking tour that explores the history of this Chicago icon.

Tours will be offered every Friday at 3:00 p.m., and tickets must be reserved in advance.


Tours will begin in Water Tower Place's Michigan Avenue lobby and end in Candyality's Life is Sweet Museum on Level 7. Guests can check in at Water Tower Place’s Michigan Avenue concierge desk 30 minutes before the tour begins. Each guest must present his/her order confirmation and a valid government ID at check in.

At the completion of each tour, each guest will receive a Water Tower Place tote bag and special offers from Candyality and participating Water Tower Place retailers.

All tickets must be reserved in advance. No tickets will be reserved at the door. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 and over. Event dates, times, special offers and gifts are subject to change without notice.

Groups of 10 or more must register four weeks in advance by phone at (312) 654-9688. Fees apply to groups of 10 or more.

For more information, call Water Tower Place at (312) 440-3166 or visit

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