What will I see from the Skydeck?
You’ll see the best view and best overview of Chicago. At 1,353 feet (412 meters), the Skydeck is the highest observatory in Chicago.
The view is amazing! You can see 40 – 50 miles (65 - 80 kilometers) on a clear day. Imagine seeing Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, just by walking around the Skydeck. And there’s no finer view of Chicago architecture.
Their recent $4 million transformation gives you more to see and do.
Museum-quality exhibits. Now the view isn’t just out the window. Visitors will see interactive, museum-quality exhibits on the inside walls of the Skydeck paint Chicago’s past and present. At every turn, you will see more of Chicago??s history and historic characters.
Multi-language interactive kiosks. Visitors can take a hands-on trip on these state-of-the-art computer information terminals. Each tap will guide them to a new place on a quick tour of Chicago's landmarks. Now in 6 languages. (English, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Spanish)
Knee-High Chicago. Big or little, every kid gets the best view and overview of Chicago with this kid-level display that extends all the way around the Skydeck. Cool cut-out windows put kids eye-to-eye with Chicago history, sports and more.
High-tech, high-powered telescopes. Everyone can see more of Chicago in detail with these binoculars.
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