Centennial Wheel

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  • Address: 800-, 838 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8005957437
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Rides

The Centennial Wheel was built as a tribute to Lake Michigan landmark's 100th anniversary. This Ferris wheel makes a wonderful architectural statement and adds to the existing skyline of the city of Chicago. Once the ride begins, you would be surrounded by 360-degree views of this beautiful city. At each stop, six cars are loaded and unloaded. There are a total of seven stops. You get two revolutions plus one while loading/unloading. The cars have cooling/heating facilities and each car fits six persons. The ride lasts for 12-15 minutes and no food is allowed inside the cart. Once high up, you get the enjoy the spectacular views of Chicago, Lake Michigan and Navy Pier itself. You can buy the tickets at the pier or pre-book them online. You can also get an express pass to skip the line.

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Entrance Ticket Details For Centennial Wheel

  • The mentioned ticket price is for 1 adult.
  • Military Personnel: US$ 12
  • Children (ages 3-11): US$ 12
  • Children (ages 0-2): Free
  • For group tickets, resident tickets and to buy upgraded experiences, kindly refer to their website.

How to Reach Centennial Wheel

  • By Car
  • By Bus - Illinois & Lake Shore bus stop and Grand & Streeter bus stop (Bus no: 2, 29, 65, 66, 124)
  • By Subway – Grand Subway Station (Red Line)

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  • Centennial Wheel Address: 800-, 838 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
  • Centennial Wheel Contact Number: +1-8005957437
  • Centennial Wheel Timing: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Centennial Wheel Price: 15 USD
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  • 0.27% of people who visit Chicago include Centennial Wheel in their plan

  • 42.86% of people start their Centennial Wheel visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Centennial Wheel

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Centennial Wheel

People normally club together Michigan Avenue and Aquatic Park while planning their visit to Centennial Wheel.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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