Millennium Park

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 10 publications
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Top 1% in Chicago About the TripExpert Score

10 expert recommendations



This 24.5-acre park, built on top of a former rail yard beside the Art Institute, is a welcome oasis downtown.


Condé Nast Traveler

One of Chicago’s most popular destinations—thanks, in part, to the throngs of tourists taking selfies in the reflective surface of Ani Kapoor’s Cloud Gate. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

"The Bean," the fountains, the Disney-esque music pavilion—all the pieces of this new park quickly stole the hearts of Chicagoans and visitors alike. Full review →


Frommer's 34

It’s a winning combination of beautiful landscaping, elegant architecture... and public entertainment spaces, including an ice rink and theater. Full review →

Popular series of free outdoor classical music concerts here most Wednesday through Sunday evenings in the summer,

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Rising boldly by the lakefront, Millennium Park is a treasure trove of free and arty sights. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

Millennium Park is among the city's nicest assets. Its 24.5 acres are filled with something to see at every turn. Full review →


Not For Tourists

One of the best public spaces on the planet. Full review →


Time Out

This 24.5-acre park features Frank Gehry's Pritzker Pavilion and serpentine bridge; sculptor Anish Kapoor's 110-ton Cloud Gate (a.k.a. “The Bean”); and Jaume Plensa's Crown Fountain. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Since opening in 2004, the 24.5-acre Millennium Park has become a Chicago staple that lures renowned artists, architects, and musicians. Full review →



This 24.5-acre green space is one of the city’s major cultural centers. Full review →

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