Macy's State Street Historical Store Tour

Macy's State Street Historical Store Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Historical Tour
$12
Duration: 60 minutes
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Description

Experience a historic store tour of Macy’s on State Street and learn how Macy’s has become America’s largest department store, with over 800 locations and more than 150 years of retailing history. Originally Marshall Fields, tour highlights include the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant and a taste of the famous Frango® Mint Chocolates. Tour will consist of no more than 12 people and all guests will receive the 10% Visitor Savings Pass!

This 1-hour walking tour begins at the Visitor Information Center on the Lower Level where guests will learn about the history of two great American retail pioneers, R.H Macy’s and Marshall Fields. After 10-15 mins, the group heads to the first level to view the Burnham Fountain, Great Clocks, and State Street granite columns.

This takes approximately 15-20 mins before the group heads up to the 5th floor to view the Tiffany vaulted ceiling. After 5-10 mins, the group proceeds to the 7th floor to learn about the famous Walnut Room restaurant and taste the Frango mint chocolate where they remain for the duration of the tour. Escalators are used to transport from floor to floor, however elevators are available as well for wheelchair accessibility.

Experience a historic store tour of Macy’s on State Street and learn how Macy’s has become America’s largest department store, with over 800 locations and more than 150 years of retailing history. Originally Marshall Fields, tour highlights include the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant and a taste of the famous Frango® Mint Chocolates. Tour will consist of no more than 12 people and all guests will receive the 10% Visitor Savings Pass!