Devil in the White City Bus Tour

Saturday July 30

10:00 AM  –  2:00 PM


Inspired by Erik Larson’s best-selling book The Devil in the White City, go back to 1893 to learn more about the World’s Columbian Exposition, the work and legacy of Daniel Burnham, and where America’s first documented serial killer H. H. Holmes stalked his victims. Join public historian and tour guide Paul Durica for a visit to the location of the historic fairgrounds in Chicago’s Jackson Park and the Englewood neighborhood where Holmes carried out his unspeakable acts.

Tour runs 3.5 to 4 hours and begins and ends at the Chicago History Museum.

$55; $45 members

Members, please sign-in to your online account to verify your eligibility. Historical Alliance please contact Justina Doyle member relations manager at to make your reservation. 

Masks are optional on bus tours. Learn more about our COVID-19 safety policies and procedures.