the Ledge

Step outside the third 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.


The Skydeck Experience.

An all new, interactive 30-60 minute Chicago experience shares Chicago’s best and rich history prior to your 103rd floor Skydeck visit. Take a quick video tour.

The Skydeck is open…

Advanced tickets are strongly recommended.

Skydeck Hours:

March- September

Sunday – Friday:   9am-10pm
Saturday:      8:30am-10pm

October- February

Sunday – Thursday:   9am-8pm
Friday – Saturday:      9am-10pm

Last entry is 30-minutes prior to closing


Holiday Hours:

Friday 5/27: 8am-10pm

Saturday 5/28: 8am-10pm

Sunday 5/29: 8am-10pm

Monday 5/30: 8am-10pm

Last entry is 30-minutes prior to closing


Offering spectacular views spanning up to four states and The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower!


Live SkyCam from Skydeck Chicago

Skydeck Zoom Backgrounds

Bring the best views in the city to your online meetings with our new #SkydeckChicago Zoom backgrounds! You can download them here: Skydeck Zoom Backgrounds, and follow the instructions below for installation (via Zoom).

  1. Log in to the Zoom web portal
  2. Click Room Management > Zoom Rooms
  3. Click Account Settings at the top of the page
  4. In the Account Profile tab, under Background image for Zoom Rooms, click Upload New Image.
  5. Select your image and click Open.

Feel to free to share with us on social media at @SkydeckChicago or using our hashtags, #SkydeckChicago and #StreettoSkyChi.

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Skydeck Chicago Upcoming Events

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Chicago CityPASS

Save 48% off Skydeck Chicago Expedited Entry plus admission to 4 more top Chicago attractions – your best sightseeing value!   Learn more

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.

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Willis Tower and Skydeck Chicago have implemented measures consistent with CDC and local and federal guidance to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on the premises, including enhanced cleaning protocols. Even with these procedures in place, PLEASE BE ADVISED that building occupants, building and Skydeck visitors, or others currently or previously present upon this property and/or the Skydeck MAY HAVE CONTRACTED OR BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 or other infectious diseases, and may expose you. By accessing and using building common areas, the Skydeck, and their associated amenities, you and your party voluntarily assume all risks of your use—INCLUDING THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE—and you waive all claims, including claims for negligence, against Willis Tower, Skydeck Chicago, and their respective owners, managers, affiliates, agents and representatives, arising out of such use. The above parties hereby disclaim all liability for any injuries arising out of your use of this property and the Skydeck, including exposure to infectious disease.

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