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Review of Navy Pier

Navy Pier
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US$24.00*
and up
Skydeck Chicago Admission
Ranked #28 of 685 things to do in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, food, entertainment, music, amusments, shopping and more. At the edge of downtown this is a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. When you think you have done it all, there's more. Allow several hours up to an entire day.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many restaurants, rides for the kids, the Ferris wheel, and great views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice attraction for families with children as it has the children's museum and many place to get a bite to eat. There were also some sports bars that looked OK. If going there opt for the free Navy Pier Trolley that loops around the main tourist areas in the vicinity.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The enjoyed riding the Centenial Wheel. This is home to the Children's Museum. Good food and shops. Loved it

Thank Ch C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do not know if that’s because we went there during end of winter season, but there is nothing to do there especially if you don’t have children (because the pier is hosting the Children’s museum).
Even though you have restaurants, there is nothing else to do, even the attractions were not opened.

If you want a great view of the city, go to the beach or the lincoln park, way better!

Thank aurorecolliaux
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