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Millennium Park

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Address: 201 E Randolph St, Between Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave., Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number: 312-742-2963
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Ice skating, Group tours/walking tour
Description: Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel...
Three square blocks of open lakefront complete with a Ferris Wheel, outdoor music pavillion and ice skating rink; expected to become one of the city's most popular sites.
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Touristy, but still cool

Yes, the bean is a mega tourist attraction, but it is really cool. The reflection of the skyline is pretty awesome. Also the fountains and public art in the park is cool too (a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Yes, the bean is a mega tourist attraction, but it is really cool. The reflection of the skyline is pretty awesome. Also the fountains and public art in the park is cool too (a lot of people don't go beyond the bean to visit other parts of the park). In the summer, there are FREE concerts and exercise classes (Saturday... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit to Downtown Chicago since Millenium Park was completed. The park is amazing, the concert venue area is very cool. My wife found out there was a group zumba session there one morning, there were hundreds of people doing zumba together, it was a very cool experience. We walked around the area. Overall it was very... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a fan favorite, with everyone around the bean taking pictures, kids playing in the fountains, and beautiful architecture everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It's totally worth going out of your way to see! It's such a fun environment and a great place for some tourist pictures!!!

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to unwind and walk a bit outside, especially if you've been doing the museums. Make sure to have a camera with you as there are usually art projects that are great to snap a picture of.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of activity and atmosphere at this park throughout the day. Music, waterpark, famous reflective bean. Free fun! Heard it wasn't safe, couldn't be further from the truth (maybe at night).

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great park- home to a lot of art pieces including the Crown Fountain and Cloud Gate (the bean). There are places to buy waters and some other snack foods. Great area to walk around and go to the fountain to cool off!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

They offer free concerts during the summer and this is the location of the must see "The Bean" The reflections are amazing. There are also plenty of vendors and a sit down restaurant.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Such an amazing place to visit. It's a must to go aroud this park. You cannot leave the city without having a walk around this place.

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philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous public park with beautiful gardens, an amazing ampitheater and family activities galore. Don't miss the gorgeous gardens.

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Additional Information about Millennium Park

Address: 201 E Randolph St, Between Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave., Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number: 312-742-2963
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.