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Address: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 312-595-7437
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around...
Navy Pier is the place where all of Chicagoland and tourists from around the world have come together since 1995 to enjoy the beauty and the thrills of a day on Lake Michigan. From rides to restaurants, exhibitions to entertainment, shopping to dining cruises and tour boats Navy Pier has it all - in a location unlike any other!There's so much to do in our 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, eateries and attractions.Take a ride on our 15-story Ferris wheel. Catch a movie at the IMAX® Theatre. Visit three floors of hands-on fun at the Chicago Children's Museum inside the Family Pavilion. Experience any one of the cruise boat rides departing from Navy Pier's South Dock. Or just kick back and enjoy your favorite form of entertainment at the Pepsi Skyline Stage, Dock Street Stage, Landshark Beer Garden or Family Pavilion Stage.Come experience all that Navy Pier has to offer year-round!
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Smart Show 2015

A fun and smart location for the Jewelry Smart Show. It's always here and the venue is grand. NAVY PIER a fun and tourist destination location..has lots to offer. Indoor outdoor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

A fun and smart location for the Jewelry Smart Show. It's always here and the venue is grand. NAVY PIER a fun and tourist destination location..has lots to offer. Indoor outdoor activities for the whole family. Well managed and hopefully renovated soon...all is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a historic Chicago building which makes it worth seeing for that alone. There are rides there including a ferris wheel where you can have nice views of the city. There are some shops where you can get Chicago souvenirs and other items. There is also a Garrett's popcorn here. They have an IMAX theater and a Shakespeare Theater... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

There is a great deal of construction work going on at the pier so I didn't see it at its best. According to the posters this is going to be a real attraction when the work is completed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Pier a place for all ages. It's has tons of wonder restaurants and shops. During the summer months taking a boat tour on Lake Michigan is my favorite. They have fireworks on Wedensday and Saturday nights which are beautiful. They also have a children's museum that's fun for the little ones.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Some nice free views and some overpriced shopping and dining. Nice place to walk around and just see the sites, great little lighthouse towards the end of pier.

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New Windsor, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Very glad we went. It was a windy day about 55 degrees but felt like 30. The kids were cold but rode the ferris wheel anyway. It seems mostly about shopping, eating and drinking. The atrium was closed for a private event and that was a bummer. If we had more time we probably would have grabbed a river ride... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

My husband and I spent an evening up the pier. We walked the length of the pier, although the end is under a lot of construction. It will be a lot nicer in the summer once they've finished. We bought tickets for the Ferris wheel and crazy golf (2 for 1 offers available) which was fun. The front of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Navy pier is a fun place to see with kids. We like the swings and the ferris wheel. Try to go on the "swing into spring" week in April for $1 swing rides. Otherwise the swings are $6 a ride -- a little pricey for me. The McDonald's inside has a nice sitting area and a separate dessert bar. Other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

LOVE!! It is a non stop, so if you have balance issues, it could create a problem. Beautiful clear day when we went.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Other than the construction, the Navy Pier was fabulous and a beautiful site to see!! Unfortunately I do suffer from some physical issues so all that walking wasn't so great. I would've loved to be able to rent a scooter or something, to ride around in. The area was not handicap accessible though...not that I saw. But the Pier was... More 

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Staying in Streeterville

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities. You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you can also visit other popular attractions there such as the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Off the pier you’ll find more restaurants from low-cost pubs to high-end establishments. Arts and culture aficionados should be sure not to miss the Museum of Contemporary Art.