Chicago Cultural Center Private Tour

The Chicago Cultural Center is open 10 am - 5 pm everyday!

If you desire an in-person or virtual private tour for your group, please note that in your application.  We will reach out to you when we are able to accommodate your request.

Volunteer Judy is wearing a headset and pointing to the walls in Grand Army Hall as she leads a free private tour for a preregistered group

Chicago Cultural Center's free private tours take your group on a journey though the history and architecture of the building.


Chicago Cultural Center Private Tour Specifics

45-60 minutes long.

Generally on Thursdays and Fridays.

Led by DCASE staff or trained and passionate volunteer docents.

By request only, pending availability.

Requests are filled to the best of our ability given limited staff and resources.

Request a tour 3-4 weeks in advance of preferred tour date.

Confirmation within 7 business days

For groups of 10-25, any age.

  • If your group is less than 10 people or larger than 25, please consider a self-guided or

    CCC Video Tours

  • If your group is 5 or less, please join a public tour on Thursday and Friday at 1:15 pm

  • You may also wish to join our virtual tour by special request. 

On-Site Tour Accessibility

  • Tours are active engagements requiring movement throughout the building for 45 to 60 minutes 

  • Ramps and elevators provide full access throughout the building

  • Wheelchair loans are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • Requests for accommodations can be made in your application notes or by reaching out directly via

  • Touch tour experiences can be created for blind or low vision guests on request and are also offered specifically periodically.  Reach out to for more info.

  • Tours are available in English, Spanish and ASL. Language requests are made via the tour request application.

  • Request a tour