360 Chicago Observation Deck in Chicago, IL

875 N. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60611
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Ever wondered what the entire city of Chicago looked like from 1,000 feet up? Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, you can see captivating views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. If you’re daring, try TILT — a one-of-a-kind attraction that angles visitors 30 over Michigan Avenue for an unbeatable view. Trust us, this exhilarating opportunity is worth it!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • Open daily from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Last entry at 10:30 pm.
  • Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center.
  • TILT is Chicago’s highest moving experience.

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Amy Wallace

The view from the 360 Observatory is incredible, on a cloudy day, a clear day, sunset or after dark . If you are feeling adventurous, I recommend you try the Tilt.


from 360 CHICAGO
Soaring 1,000 feet over Chicago’s legendary Michigan Avenue, 360 CHICAGO is one of the city’s most unique attractions. Located at 875 N. Michigan Avenue on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, 360 CHICAGO (formerly John Hancock Observatory) offers breathtaking views of Chicago’s lakefront, magnificent skyline and four neighboring states.

After only a 40-second ride in North America's fastest elevators to the observation deck, guests can experience what Travel & Leisure Magazine voted one of the best views in America. 360 CHICAGO is also the only place where locals and visitors alike can enjoy TILT – Chicago’s highest moving experience. This one-of-a-kind marvel tilts guests out and over the city from the 94th floor observation deck and gives up to 8 visitors at a time the most thrilling views of Chicago.

Along with the unforgettable excitement of TILT, and its spectacular views of the city skyline, 360 CHICAGO also offers a variety of educational opportunities. It all begins on the concourse level with an interactive exhibit highlighting Chicago’s rich history and showcasing nine of the city’s culturally unique neighborhoods. On the 94th-floor, interactive learning displays and audio tours in 7 languages allow guests to further explore the history and architecture of the magnificent city stretched out before them. So if you are looking for the very best way to experience Chicago, make sure your first stop is 360 CHICAGO, located only at the Hancock at 875 North Michigan Avenue.

Please note: 360 will be closed for a private event at 3:00 pm on October 16.

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Chicago, Illinois
"Must do thing when in chicago"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2017 NEW
Chicago 360 is a one of a kind experience and gives you the real vibe of the city from top with its magnificent 360 degree view. Tilt adds thrill to the already mind blowing experience.. It is certainly three must do thing when in chicago
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South Bound Brook, New Jersey
"It's ok."
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2017 NEW
After visiting the Skydeck in a previous business, this didn't live up to my expectations. While the admission price was reasonable, I didn't find the observatory up to par. It looked tired and in need of renovations. The best view is to the south yet you can barely get a good look at it since tilt and the screened area take up most of that side. I'll go back to the Skydeck next time.
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Ormond Beach, Florida
"Choose a clear night to view the sunset"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2017 NEW
Someone we met in a restaurant in Washington, D.C. suggested we view the sunset and Chicago skyline from the observation deck of the John Hancock Bldg. instead of sears tower, as the view was just as majestic at less cost. We got tickets which entitled us to a drink at the bar, while we watched the sunset. Unfortunately, the bar room was booked for a private event, so we got our money back. However, the Chicago skyline is beautiful, although clouds in the western distance prevented us from watching the sun set.
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Jeff M
"Low visibility "
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2017 NEW
There was low visibility but we had the place to ourselves. The fog was keeping the crowds away. We did not do the tilt.
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
"Good views and wasn't crowded in the early AM - be aware of photo purchase"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed October 18, 2017 NEW
Views are great. It is not hard to get to and if you go in the early morning it is not crowded. Be aware of the photos. We purchased a digital download only to come home and find out the photos were unavailable even though we paid extra for them. You can do the tilt where you face a section of glass that tilts 30 degrees forward looking down at the street for an extra $7 per person.
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Frequently Asked Questions about 360 CHICAGO

How much is parking?
Parking is available at the John Hancock Center garage. All guests of the 360 CHICAGO receive a $5.00 discount off parking. Parking fees apply per hour. Validation is located at the ticketing desk in the concourse for any guest who has entry to 360 CHICAGO proof of purchase. This is an offer for ticketed guests only.

What is TILT and is it included with my admission ticket?
No, it is not included. Tilt is a thrilling feature that extends out and over The Magnificent Mile with downward facing views from 1,000 feet up. Participants must be at least 42 inches tall. You can purchase an admission ticket for $7 per person on the 94th-floor.

When is the best time to visit?
Arrive first thing in the morning for the quickest trip to the top. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the least crowded.

Is this wheelchair friendly?
All entrances are accessible, Delaware Place entrance has direct elevator access.