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Centennial Wheel

600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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Save your money for Hancock tower and total invasion of privacy

Pretty dull. Not a good view. Not good value for money ($16 per person) as it’s not really a good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andysbird
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There was not a long wait when we went, so that was good! We went a round 2x I believe. At first we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Renee L
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty dull. Not a good view. Not good value for money ($16 per person) as it’s not really a good view compared with Hancock Tower. PLUS pretty disgusting to have personal privacy invaded by being forced to have a photo taken to get on. I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

There was not a long wait when we went, so that was good! We went a round 2x I believe. At first we were not going to do this because of price, but we were like what the heck! It was fun looking out at...More

Thank Renee L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was worth doing once . Great views and you go around enough . Ferris wheel thing you ride in is enclosed and warm . Make sure to skip the fast pass due to the line moving fast

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent $16 a person to go on this, which is pretty costly to just ride a Ferris wheel. After saying that, I would totally say it is worth the cost. The cab/seat are enclosed and do not rock back and forth, which is a...More

1  Thank adbdcd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the wheel is beautiful. We paid $32 for 2 people. Enclosed so you won’t freeze your butt off in the winter

1  Thank appleontheroadagain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here in January and loved it! I really enjoy Ferris wheels in big cities and this one did not disappoint. The ticket could be cheaper, but for the views, I suppose it was priced OK. If you are in Chicago, make sure you stop...More

Thank Alexander Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something you must do when visiting Chicago! The views are out of this world, and you get a great shot of the city's skyline.

Thank Samantha B
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We went @ night. The ride was $15 per person & only went around about 3 times. It was a great view of the river & all the city lights.

Thank rkouvakas
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I've been on the old wheel and now the new wheel. I liked the openess of the old wheel and its historic value. But the new wheel with air conditioning in the summer and heat in the winter is awesome. Definately a great attraction.

Thank Todd U
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

not a lot happening on a weekday but it you go at night its pretty cool!!!!!! Amazing views Willis Tower!

Thank JimDeBerry
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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
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Micaela M
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Bodacious123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with some minor challenges. There is a flat-ish and smooth walkway leading to the wheel. The entry into the cars could present some navigational opportunities, but should work out fine. The cars are surprisingly large... More
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Zoyla B
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Bodacious123 | Reviewed this property |
Slightly weather dependant, which is strange because the cabins are enclosed and temperature controlled, but it's a safety issue. As well, some of the mechanical parts don't work well in snow or ice. Plus, standing in line... More
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