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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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Always wanted to ride the Ferris wheel on Navy Pier and finally got to do it! The pier was a great time. We walked down to the bier garden and listened to a pretty good cover... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Always wanted to ride the Ferris wheel on Navy Pier and finally got to do it! The pier was a great time. We walked down to the bier garden and listened to a pretty good cover band. Stopped at Harry Carey's for a drink too.

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Warren, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were there yesterday and we love it and we always go when we are in chicago. It does seem like a time filler when you run out of other stuff to do in chicago. The ferris wheel is worth all of it though

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

There wasn't anything spectacular about this area other than the views of the water and the skyline. There was a band the night we went but other than walking, there wasn't much else. There are some restaurants and a children's museum. We did walk through the plaza area and there were different little shops inside. I don't know that I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I believe the entire facility is under construction, not too many restaurants or shops, the best thing to do there is walking around and go on the boat for 1 or 2 hr trip , it's fun and I like it better than going inside shopping for stuff I don't need and it's over prices.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had some time to spare while in Chicago we went to Navy Pier. There was plenty of fun shopping and all kinds of inexpensive dining options

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New Hudson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Navy Pier was very interesting. However, I thought there would be more interesting stores to visit. The view was wonderful of Lake Michigan. We did have lunch at the Bubba Gump restaurant. The food was very good, lots of interesting items on the walls to look at.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We walked the pier after walking the city. The are a lot of food choices, lots of options for water tours, great shops and a little carnival type area with a few kids rides. The ferris wheel was closed while we were there. Not sure if there is a "season" for it or not. Worth checking out and sitting at... More 

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new york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I wasn't truly impressed- I was expecting a lot more retail shops. There's just about a dozen with some restaurants. It's large so you don't feel crowded and a nice place for a stroll but I can't say it's a must see. Nice place to visit after all the museums are closed since it's still open. There are upgrades planned... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed navy pier. On a cloudy overcast day. It was a nice break to do this during yucky weather. Loved the variety of shops a little something for everyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great location to see sweeping views of lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Plan to stop and sit and have some ice cream or a drink. Besides that we loved our rides on the swings. Try and time it at sunset. Magical.

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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.