Millennium Park Chicago
Visit the New Millennium Park Chicago Tourist Attraction
An amazing use of 24.5 acres of public space available to travelers and local residents right in the heart of Chicago's downtown. Sightseeing the city? Be sure to experience all the park has to offer from art and architecture to live musical performances and breathtaking gardens. Don't forget to look up and view the spectacular skyline views.
Millennium Park Key Venues and Featured Attractions:
- Jay Pritzker Pavilion
- Cloud Gate
- BP Bridge
- Lurie Garden
- Boeing Galleries/chase Promenade
- The Crown Fountain
- McCormick Tribune Plaza/Ice Rink
- Wrigley Square/Peristyle
- Exelon Pavilions
- Harris Theater
- Bike Station
- Park Map
- Park Grill
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
This revolutionary Chicago outdoor concert venue stands 120 ft. high and is made of stainless steel ribbons that create an artistic appearance for the stage opening. Enjoy free musical performances from the Grant Park Orchestra and more. Architecture by Frank Gehry.
Cloud Gate - "The Bean"
The spectacular sculpture known to most local Chicagoans as the Bean is actually named Cloud Gate for it's chamber underneath where visitors can walk through looking at themselves in the seamless steel plates. What a beautiful must see work of art where you can see the city skyline reflected in the mirror like outer shell of steel. Designed by McDonough Associates Inc.
The Crown Fountain
Two towers built of glass block with water flowing down freely is exactly where your children want to be on a hot summer day in the city of Chicago. Children commonly play in the center area with a giant pool of shallow water. The towers of glass block display faces of Chicago citizens and shoot water from what appears to be there mouths inspired by old gargoyle fountains. Designed by Jaume Plansa.
To learn more about Millennium Park key features and attractions visit www.MillenniumPark.org
Park Grill Restaurant
The Park Grill restaurant is perfectly located at the park entrance on Michigan Avenue. Featuring American cuisine and indoor/outdoor dining experiences. A great place to quench your hunger while touring the city. To learn more visit www.parkgrillchicago.com
The park is located on Michigan Avenue bordered by Columbus Drive to the west, Randolph Street to the north, and Monroe Street to the south. Hours of operation are 6am to 11pm. Free concerts, exhibitions, events and tours are open to the public. Call 312-742-1168 for additional information.