Skip to main content

Currently, the CAC Box Office, Design Store and exhibit galleries are open Thursday-Monday from 10am–5pm. Stay tuned for more updates.

*Premier Tour: Learn how architects, artists and engineers collaborated with Chicago’s movers and shakers to transform a railroad yard and parking lot into a magnificent park that has thrilled millions and become the envy of cities around the world.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St.

Though you may have visited the park before, our in-depth tour is sure to enhance your knowledge and experience. Understand the inspiration behind Anish Kapoor's huge, reflective Cloud Gate sculpture (nicknamed "The Bean"); Jaume Plensa's ever-changing, high-tech Crown Fountain; and Frank Gehry's exuberant, sculptural Jay Pritzker Music Pavilion and BP Bridge. You’ll also discover the many ways Lurie Garden symbolizes Chicago history and how Millennium Park became one of the world's largest green roofs.

NOTES:

  • Advance reservations required. 
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • This is a premier-level tour. Ticket price includes an annual Donor-Level Membership. Members will need to sign in during the checkout process to receive their discounted rate.

Upcoming Millennium Park: Beyond the Bean Tours


There are currently no departures available for booking. New tour departures are released on the 15th of each month. Please check back soon!