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Address: 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-644-6360
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: The largest commercial building in the world. First two floors are...
The largest commercial building in the world. First two floors are essentially a mall, and the rest is business offices.
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Amazing place like no other

My wife and I recently visited the merchandise mart on a day trip to Chicago. As always we toured the room display by local designers, it was great. We then walked through the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I recently visited the merchandise mart on a day trip to Chicago. As always we toured the room display by local designers, it was great. We then walked through the allowable floors and looked at the displays. It is a must see since you will never see a nicer display. Don't miss it.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I attended NeoCon at the Merchandise Mart. The biggest commercial Interiors show in the country! It was so confusing to navigate the building, especially for my first time there. There are a lot of different elevators and staircases, you have to remember which one you came up. I got lost a couple times. There was also so many people who... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is really huge building and I am visiting this place once a year in June. What I like is that even there is huge amount of visitors building is well organized and beside long line on elevators you do not have to be worry. There is enough clean restrooms and variety of fast food.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It's hard to figure why, but most of the stores are closed on Saturdays. And Sundays, naturally. I visited on a Saturday and stopped at the security guard's desk to ask a couple of questions. He was very nice and told me it didn't make sense to him, either, not being open on weekends. I wanted souvenirs, and he directed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This building is supposedly the largest building in the world in terms of area, or so the architecture foundation said. There are shops in the first floor but they are completely out of reach for me so I am not a big fan of walking around things I could never have... The building is def not a must in a... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

In all our visits to Chicago, we had never done anything but ogle the Merchandise Mart from the outside, not realizing the entire first floor is full of luxury design showrooms for some dream shopping. We spent hours wandering through the showrooms! The building is amazing and I want to go back when their dream home is on display and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We were told that the Mart was open the day after Thanksgiving. It was open but many of the stores were closed. We picked up quite a few ideas from the stores that were open.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I was here a number of years ago for a national business event. The site was well run and the history of the building itself was also interesting

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Lancaster, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We found that may merchants are closed on Saturdays and were very disappointed to find that this was one of them. Only a few stores open and we really wanted to check out the design stores. Thank goodness the Kohler store was open so our trip on the bus then the brown line wasn't a total waste of time.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Way out of my price range, but a person can dream. Some amazing kitchen set ups in this building. Can't even imagine having the money to buy this stuff.

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Additional Information about Merchandise Mart

Address: Address: 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-644-6360
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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