Millenium Park

Millenium Park at Night

Credit City of Chicago

During your school trip to Chicago, you should visit Millennium Park. The team can take tours, view exhibitions, dine, and enjoy other entertaining activities. The location has magnificent architecture and beautiful landscape. Pupils of all ages will enjoy the experience.

There are a variety of tour options offered at the park. You can enjoy the Lurie Garden on a guided walk, or take a walking tour of the area as part of the experience. The Lurie Garden Guided Walks are 20 minutes in length. During the Walking Tours, participants will learn about the history, art, and the architecture of Millennium Park.

The Millennium Park Welcome Center should be your first stop after your arrival. Your class can talk to a visitor specialist who will help you in planning your day at the park. The Lurie Garden is a five acre urban sanctuary. Participants can enjoy hands-on family workshops, lectures, and guided tours. Millennium Park contains areas with works of art and architecture for the class to observe. There are areas such as Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, Wrigley Square, Chase Promenade, Nichols Bridgeway, and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Wrigley Square is a place where the class can stroll on paths and enjoy the natural beauty. The square is anchored by the Millennium Monument which is nearly a full-sized replica of the original peristyle that stood in the same location during the years of 1917 to 1953. The Jay Pritzker Pavilion is an outdoor concert venue. It has a unique design and a state-of-the-art sound system. Visitors will also enjoy free outdoor festivals held throughout the year at the pavilion.