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Crown Fountain

201 E Randolph St, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
+1 312-742-1168
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“millennium park” (153 reviews)
“kids playing” (36 reviews)
“changing faces” (34 reviews)
201 E Randolph St, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-742-1168
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Reviewed yesterday

I have never seen anything like this before. Great fun for all the family. You have to see this with your own eyes. There is also some seating around so you can sit and marvel at this attraction.

Thank Tigeriffic69
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a genius piece of art. Down at Millenium Park situated two high walls in front of each other totally covered with a screen. Water just flows constantly from the top of the walls. Suddenly the screens display faces of real people and here...More

Thank Osman B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Family attraction - This was a place which besides the elders; the kids will surely enjoy. All sorts of people are featured making faces and it's just refreshing to see. The sound of the water splashing was relaxing. Do remember to bring some extra clothes...More

Thank Mumtaz400
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amusing attraction that kids will surely love. All sorts of people are featured making faces and it's just refreshing to see. The sound of the water splashing is also relaxing. Bring extra clothes for your kids if you bring them here.

Thank ddg858
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to sit and watch the kids play in the changing 'spitting' fountains. Small sitting/barrier wall runs the length between the two fountains when many couples and parents sit watching the action. Trees and shade make it enjoyable while the fountains are in full sunlight.

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a weekday in October and the water wasn't flowing. Came here just because it's one of Chicagos landmarks, but wasn't that impressed. May be more fun to visit with kids when the water is actually flowing.

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

The concept seemed strange to me...giant people spitting at others and calling it a fountain. I like that they used ordinary people of various races and ages for this display. No super models.

Thank DiAnna_7545
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting from out of state and i took my younger sister here. She loves water so she got to roam around here and interact with other kids! We loved it

Thank nathan19948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 big pillars with various facial expressions and water squirting out. Close to the Cloud Gate and Millennium Park .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this attraction. Was raining slightly but still enjoyed getting a few pictures. Would have like to had more time there.

Thank Carol B
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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6 May 2017|
Response from Ranjana P | Reviewed this property |
11pm in the summer
Kapil L
11 July 2016|
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Response from Marsha T | Reviewed this property |
Crown Fountain is not a swimming pool. It never gets deeper than your ankle. Nobody changes into bathing suits. They wade and kick and splash and little ones think it's heaven. Kick off your shoes and join the fun
11 October 2015|
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Response from kargalvan | Reviewed this property |
The fountain's water feature operates from mid-spring thru' till mid-fall... so I guess it just depends on the weather in any particular year. Mid-fall is so ambiguous!!