Welcome to the Ledge

Step outside the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. At 1,353 feet in the air, the Ledge’s glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck. Take a quick video tour.


The skydeck is currently open…

Offering spectacular views spanning up to four states, a one-stop Chicago experience full of interactive exhibits and…The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower!

October through February from 10am-8pm
March through September from 9am-10pm
Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing.

Skydeck is operating with alternate elevators while the express elevators are currently undergoing annual maintenance. Please note that wait times may be longer than usual. We anticipate that these elevators will be returned to service by mid-February. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Skydeck entrance is located on Franklin Street (east side of the building).

The Skydeck is open 365 days a year including Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.


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The Skydeck Experience.

Discover the best of Chicago with our museum-quality exhibits and theater presentation, Reaching For The Sky, on your way to the 103rd floor Skydeck.


The ultimate Chicago event venue.

Rent Willis Tower’s 99th floor for business or personal events. Meetings, weddings, cocktail receptions, birthday parties, and fundraisers at Willis Tower offer spectacular views spanning up to four states and include VIP access to The Ledge! Click here to learn more.

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