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Online programs and virtual tours continue while CAC tours are currently suspended and the Center is closed, in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the State of Illinois.

Explore Jackson Park, site of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 and future home to the Obama Presidential Center.

2 Hours
In the parking lot at Hayes Dr. and Cornell Ave.

Discover how architect Daniel Burnham and landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted turned swampy marshes into a beautiful site for a fair so grand it continues to fascinate people today. See the Garden of the Phoenix, which honors the relationship that exists between the U.S. and Japan, and the recently installed Skylanding sculpture by Yoko Ono on the park’s Wooded Island.

  • Advance reservations are required for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming White City Revisited Tours

Scheduled departures for this tour will return next season. To be notified when tickets for our next tour season go on sale, email