Chicago's Gold Coast Hidden History: A Self-Guided Audio Walk

Magpie ID: BZQHRN
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Location: Chicago
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 40.0 - 60.0 minutes
Trip difficulty: Easy
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Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Chicago
Highlights International Museum of Surgical Science
Original Playboy Mansion
3 Arts Club Café
Wooden Alley
Chicago History Museum
Summary
Saunter along the storied avenues of Chicago's glitzy Gold Coast
Description
Amy Bizzarri, author of 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss, takes you on a fascinating self-guided audio tour of hidden historical spots in Chicago's gilded Gold Coast. Peep behind the gates of the original Playboy Mansion, walk along a wooden block-paved alley, sip a Faster Pussycat in Chicago's oldest piano bar and more as you enjoy a delightful walk through time in this exclusive Chicago neighborhood.

The starting point is the Chicago History Museum, located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

Commentary English: Audio
Included Lifetime access to this self-guided tour in English
VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
Excluded Smartphone
Transportation
Food/Drink
Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Know before you book This is a self-guided audio tour.
Entrance fees to all attractions mentioned on the tour are excluded from the price.
Know before you go Install the VoiceMap app beforehand and use the code included with your ticket to download the tour.
Remember your headphones, unless you've booked a driving tour.
Charge your phone's battery. The way VoiceMap uses GPS to play audio automatically can be battery intensive.
Additional Information
Not wheelchair accessible
Health
  1. All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure they're own protection and the protection of others.

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Operating Info

Booking Cut-off No booking cut-off applies
Valid From date booked

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 41.9117293, -87.6316712
Address: 1601 N Clark St, N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, 60614
Directions: The starting point is the Chicago History Museum, located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The Museum is easy to reach via public transportation. CTA buses 22, 36, 72, 73, 151, and 156 stop nearby. The Brown Line Sedgwick station and Red Line Clark/Division station are approximately one half-mile from the Museum. For more information, visit transitchicago.com
Notes:
End Location Address 1220 N State Pkwy, N State Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois, 60610
Start Location Notes 1601 N Clark St, N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, 60614
Type: Ends location
Lat & Long: 41.9045184, -87.6289475
Address: 1220 N State Pkwy, N State Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois, 60610
Notes:
End Location Address 1220 N State Pkwy, N State Pkwy, Chicago, Illinois, 60610
Start Location Notes 1601 N Clark St, N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, 60614

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Pricing

TOUR DOWNLOAD VOUCHER RETAIL PRICE NET RATE
Voucher Access Code 6-99 years $4.99 Available on request

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1. Install VoiceMap from the Apple App Store or Google Play
2. Create an account
3. Select Tour Codes from the menu, then select Enter Codes
4. Enter the code below then select Download Now
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YOUR CODE:
HCGC4236
This code can be used by every member of your party. If you have booked for three people, for example, three people can download this tour using the same code. Codes are not case sensitive.
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PLEASE ALSO NOTE:
• You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date.
• It’s best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point.
• When the download completes, you’ll see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The red start button will become active when your are at the starting point.
• The download should only take a few minutes to complete. If it takes longer, please cancel the download, go to Account, select Purchased and download the tour from there.
• Remember to bring your own headphones, unless you have booked a driving tour.
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SUPPORT:
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