Skydeck Chicago

Save 50% on premium admission to the top 5 Chicago attractions with CityPASS.


  • Admire breathtaking views of up to 50 miles, including Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.
  • Look straight down to the streets of Chicago far below from The Ledge, glass floor balconies only 1.5 inches thick.
  • High-speed elevators zip you to the top at 1600 feet (488 meters) per minute.
  • Explore Chicago with interactive touch-screen activities and exhibits, and learn how Willis Tower went from dream to world icon in the 9-minute movie Reaching for the Sky.


233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Enter Skydeck on Jackson Street (south side of building)
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Summer (Mar-Sep): Open daily, 9am-10pm
Winter (Oct-Feb): Open daily, 10am-8pm
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Extended hours may apply; see website for current hours.

(312) 875-9696
(312) 875-9447


Fast Pass Upgrade: Purchase a Fast Pass upgrade when you arrive at SkyDeck. Cost: $30.

Experience the best of Chicago

Advice for Visitors


  • Ultra-experience seekers recommend sitting, lying face down or doing handstands on The Ledge.
  • Request a free welcome message on our electronic welcome wall. Visit to send your request.
  • Limited pre-opening and post-closing private Ledge breakfasts and pizza available with advanced reservations; contact or (312)875-9447.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
  • To bypass the main line to the elevators, upgrade to the Fast Pass at the cashier.


  • Dining: Nine weekday-dining options in Willis Tower, located in Lobby and Levels 1 & 2
  • Gift Shops: Skydeck Gift Stores on the lower level and the103rd floor

Best time to visit: Just after opening or after sunset. For great sunsets and twinkling nightscape viewing, plan on arriving at Skydeck 30-45 minutes prior to sunset time. (Go to for the Chicago daily sunset times.)

Accessibility: Ramps and elevator accommodate wheelchairs and scooters.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for directions. Click here for parking information.

Groups: Groups of 30 more: Please call (312) 287-8174 either the day before your visit, or 3-4 hours ahead of arrival on the day of your visit.