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201 E Randolph St, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The Crown fountain is one of the best water features anywhere, the level of public interactivity with this 'fountain' is fantastic. Young and old alike love to paddle and dabble in the water. It is a magnet for photographers as it is constantly changing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anthonyhobbs
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Art with tiles and water! Great time in the park. Loved watching the water on the tiles with lights and then the water comes out the middle of pillars

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Crown Fountain is a refreshing stop in Millennium Park, and the cool water feels great on tired feet. Our kids got SOAKED which made shopping difficult - consider bringing a change of clothes. The glass bricks could use a good power washing- they look kind...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank benbZ9298NG
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Nice fountain located adjacent to Millenium Park, parallel to Michigan Avenue. The fountain is an interesting integration of concrete, technology and water. It's very relaxing to see, fun for the kids to play around and a beautiful addition to the city. Free admission.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank adrikitty22
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Located in Millennium Park, plan to spend at least 10 minutes at this unique work of art. There are two glass brick rectangular structures 50 feet high facing each other. They are separated by an expanse of a black granite reflecting pool. Faces come alive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Really cool fountain. We loved relaxing and the people watching. Really enjoyed watching the kids enjoy the fountain water.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stebs65
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Crown Fountain it is a super cool place in Chicago, where you can see people having fun in the water, or if you're courageous enough, enjoy the fountain yourself. You can avoid getting wet, but if it's a hot day, you can enjoy it,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trips_n_guac
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A unique fountain with a number of different faces that change every few minutes. It is part of the whole millennium park experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank McWett
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Crown Fountain has two glass structures showing different faces that rotate every so often they spurt additional water. Children can play in the fountain and it is generally a nice place to spend some time and it’s free to see so it’s well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JXXXR
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The children were having lots of fun in a sunny day. Refreshing and very unique fountain. Must see when in Chicago.

Date of experience: September 2018
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fberr
6 May 2017|
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Response from Ranjana P | Reviewed this property |
11pm in the summer
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Kapil L
12 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
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grandmac
11 October 2015|
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Response from karen g | 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!!
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