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Chicago Fact: Navy Pier extends 2/3 of a mile into Lake Michigan and still rests on its original foundation of 20,000 Oregon timbers.

Educational Group Tour

Let CHICAGO TROLLEY® be your classroom for the day and teach your students about Chicago in a fun and interesting way. Request a quote online or call our charter sales dept. at 773-648-5000 to book today!

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Tour Details

Tour Length: 2 Hours
Group Size: 32 Person Max on Trolleys / 70 Person Max on Double Deckers


Did you know?

  • The state snack of Illinois is popcorn.
  • The Chicago River flows backwards.
  • Two people have climbed up the Sears Tower on the outside.

Your students can learn these and other interesting facts about Chicago aboard a custom School Group Chicago Trolley or Double Decker Bus Tour! They will think they are the coolest kids in the world and won't even know they are learning with all the fun they will have. Our entertaining guides will provide a mix of information that you can choose. They will get your students involved with the lesson plan and create an environment in which everyone will have a good time. Here are just some examples of the mix of information our tour guides can provide:

Chicago History

Fort Dearborn, Great Chicago Fire, Columbian Exposition of 1893, and More!

Famous Chicagoans

President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Marshall Field, and More!

Public Art

Picasso, Cloud Gate, The Flamingo, and More!

Chicago Architecture and Architects

Wrigley Bldg, Trump Tower, Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and More!

Tell us what you would like to see or what your lesson plan is about and we will customize a tour just to fit your school group. We'd love to hear your ideas and create a fun and exciting learning environment for your students! Call us today at 773-648-5000 to start setting up your next field trip aboard a Chicago Trolley vehicle.

Trolley Facts:

  • The Trolleys seat 32. The open-top Double Decker buses seat 70 (20 below/50 above).
  • The Highlights tour is 2 hours in length (additional hours available).
  • Need to make stops for photos or a bathroom break? Not a problem!
  • Book early to reserve the date and time you want.

For more information, call 773-648-5000 and ask for Charter Sales or request a quote online.

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