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201 E Randolph St, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL 60601-6530
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

What a cool fountain and piece of art. I visited it on 2 different days to take photos, enjoy the surroundings and watch people play in the water. A fun place!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This beautiful fountain shows the changing faces of digital images during the hot summer season. Many children and young couples enjoy the water after taking off the shoes and even get soaked with the cool water. Worth to visit and take video recording to remember...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nice digital display particularly after sunset and good for children in summer due to fountain , side by side to millennium park.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ramenj3
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We loved it so much we went twice in 3 days. Day one there were a lot of children playing in the water which added to the joyful ambience. the moving photos are captivating and loved the fountain's otherwise understated design

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Speederchick
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This fountain surprised me as soon as we entered the Millenium Park. It has 2 walls that project images and in one of them there is a man or woman throwing water.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MinistryGM
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The Crown fountain was unique when compared with the other fountains in the area. The symmetry of the two sides is interesting and you can see the reflection of the fountain in the pool.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claudette C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We were here on a 95-degree-plus day, and the amount of activity at the fountain was intoxicating - loads of families, locals, tourists, young couples, everybody! This is urban design at its best - an incredibly clever design that invites the city to jump in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank imnotpei
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is a very clever fountain, and we really enjoyed seeing it. It was great to see even in the freezing cold, so I can imagine it’s even better when the water is running! We were there in December, and we were glad that only...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank alyeska13
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I've visited my fair share of cities, and I'll tell you I've never seen any attraction that connects a city to its local inhabitants quite like this! Crown fountain features photos from hundreds of local Chicagoans on two 50 foot tall towers. The two towers...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mmaccou
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Sort of memorizing to look at...unique and cool!! Great place for a photo opportunity! Plus your in the middle of all the action!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert E
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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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