Chicago, Ill. 60611
(312) 595-PIER (7437)
Cost: Free admission. Fees for attractions vary.
Hours: Through March 31: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. -7 p.m. Sunday; Sept. 3-Oct. 31: Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Navy Pier offers visitors more than 50 acres of parks, promenades, gardens, shops, restaurants and attractions, as well as an array of family-oriented events and attractions. Enjoy year-round free entertainment with musical and theatrical performances by jugglers, magicians and costumed characters. The pier is also home to the Chicago Children's Museum and Amazing Chicago, a 4,000 square foot maze. Navy Pier is free, but parking and many attractions charge a fee. Navy Pier is open year round except on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Check the website for hours and a schedule of events.