The Hancock Observatory

The Hancock Center Observatory - Chicago© The Chicago Guide

Experience the Skywalk, Chicago's highest open-air viewing area! The observatory features views of Chicago's skyline in all directions. The Hancock Observatory is a must see Chicago attraction. Experience Chicago's best views spanning up to 80 miles and four states Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois from the 94th floor of the world-renowned John Hancock Center. An 80-foot History Wall pictorially traces Chicago's rise from marsh to metropolis. Talking telescopes, interactive exhibits, and audio Sky Tours also await.

Open Daily, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Closed: May be closed major U.S. holidays

CTA: Bus #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express to Michigan Ave. and between Delaware & Chestnut Streets.

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  • The Hancock Observatory
  • 875 North Michigan Avenue
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • 312.751.3681
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