Explore a Tapestry of History: In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3.5km
Instant confirmation
Duration 40m
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start with In-App Audio Tour at the iconic Laboratory Schools
  • Discover Frank Lloyd Wright's famed Robie House
  • See Rockefeller Chapel's grand carillon tower
  • Admire the Nuclear Energy sculpture's bold design
  • Reveal history outside President Obama's home
Delve into a world where illustrious minds and historic milestones intertwine in a storied city neighborhood. This self-guided audio tour is crafted for curious explorers eager to witness the legacy of pioneers, from educators to presidents. Starting at the Laboratory Schools, founded by educational reformer John Dewey, you embark on an insightful journey through the celebrated grounds of the University of Chicago and onward to iconic landmarks reflective of civic and scientific advancements. As you venture towards the home of President Barack Obama, this tour holds treasures for history buffs and architectural admirers alike. Your path will guide you from noble institutions to the vibrant greenery of Washington Park, culminating near the welcoming entrance of a leader’s residence. You'll witness enclaves of scholars, the opulence of architecture, green spaces hosting community activities, and crucial historical sites like the birthplace of the Atomic Age. En route, the narrative of a community draped in contrasts unfolds, revealing a neighborhood that thrives amidst the echoes of its fascinating, multifaceted past. From the solemnity of the Rockefeller Chapel to the vibrant DuSable Museum of African American History, each step is a new chapter in a living chronicle. The highlight of your trip will be the tales, facts, and visual splendors that greet you at every corner, leaving indelible impressions of a neighborhood clothed in rich history and cultural significance.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
President Obama's House

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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