Navy Pier is a pier in the city of Chicago, USA. It is situated on the shoreline of Lake Michigan and stretches for 1,010 metres. The pier was opened in 1916 having been built to the designs of Charles Sumner Frost. Its original purpose was to serve as a dock for freights, passenger traffic, and indoor and outdoor recreation events like pageants. Over the years it has become a place that is filled with museums, shops, restaurants and family attractions.
If travelling by car, the closest car park is at ‘Ogden Plaza Self Park’. The 2 and 124 buses travel to the pier.
Opening Times and Admission
The pier is open to the public 10am-8pm Sunday to Thursday and 10am-10pm on Fridays and Saturdays. You can enter the pier for free but places such as museums situated on the pier may have an entry fee.