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Gary Aquatorium

6918 Oak Ave, Gary, IN 46403
+1 219-213-4908
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Beautiful Place

Was married here a couple of years ago. It already looks great, but with the decorations we put... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
sliderALT
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Gary, Indiana
via mobile
Architecture, history and beautiful sunsets

We made a sidetrack to visit this gem on the lake front, and we were treated to a beautiful sunset... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
redneon98
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Average5%
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“first floor” (2 reviews)
“chanute” (3 reviews)
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6918 Oak Ave, Gary, IN 46403
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+1 219-213-4908
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Was married here a couple of years ago. It already looks great, but with the decorations we put up, and lighting, it looked even better than it already does. It was great for our photos as well. It was a small wedding, but the architecture...More

Thank sliderALT
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We made a sidetrack to visit this gem on the lake front, and we were treated to a beautiful sunset on the beach. The Aquatorium was built in the 1920's from concrete T block, and is an excellent example of innovation with classical styling. The...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

There have been major renovations over the past few years to the Aquatorium. The grounds, building and beach are all well maintained. There is plenty of safe and secure parking. The views of Lake Michigan are simply awesome. A better restaurant and bike rentals would...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is a great venue for casual to elegant! On a nice summer evening it is perfect for any event. The view is second to none of the lake!

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

This building is designed by a world famous archictect and was restored several years ago. Climb to the viewing area for a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline and the scenic lakefront dunes and beach.

Thank pblack02
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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

If you're new to the area, make this a must-see! Great for photos AND the beach barely has any rocks. It's about $5 for parking but worth it!

Thank Jackie P
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

Romantic, romantic, romantic. Thinking about getting married?? This is the PERFECT LOCATION,,! And very affordable

Thank steviencks
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great travel site in Gary Marquette Park. Sits on the beach with a beautiful view of Lake Michigan. Just renovated,

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Having lived in this section of Gary (Miller Beach) decades ago, it was interesting to see the restoration work that has been done to the structure. The informative signage explains much of the history and work done on this historical architectural structure at the south...More

Thank Gerald R
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Reviewed March 18, 2016

I was so glad to find this place. Very romantic. You can climb upstairs for the view of the Lake and Chicago. Also upstairs you will find some information boards describing history of the Aquatorium, Miller Dune Beach and about beginning of aviation (which were...More

Thank Anna G
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