Navy Pier’s Centennial Wheel is an iconic part of the Chicago skyline and a treasured piece of Chicago cultural history. Soaring to heights of nearly 200 feet, the Wheel offers visitors unparalleled, 360-degree views of Chicago and Lake Michigan.
The Centennial Wheel is open year-round, weather permitting. No matter the season, the enclosed gondolas provide a comfortable experience and miraculous city views. Illinois residents, plan your visit on Mondays between November 1 and March 31 to take advantage of special seasonal pricing.
Guests can purchase tickets online or at the Navy Pier Park box office. See below for ticket options.
|Adults (12+)||$18 $16
Buy Online and Save $2
|Children (ages 3-11)||$15 $13
Buy Online and Save $2
|Children (ages 0-2)||Free||See box office|
|Military*||$15||See box office|
|*Military discount available to United States active duty service members. Please present military ID at box office.|
|Private Premium Wheel Experience (Up To Four Guests)||$125||Buy Now|
The Premium Wheel experience includes admission for up to four guests to board the VIP gondola, featuring plush seating and trademark glass bottom, plus other premium perks. Ideal for celebrating special occasions!
|Centennial Wheel Fast Pass||$26||Buy Now|
Jump to the front of the line with a Centennial Wheel Fast Pass.
|Art Institute of Chicago Combo Ticket||$39||Buy Now|
Enjoy a fun-filled day exploring two of Chicago’s most iconic destinations. This combo ticket includes one (1) individual adult Centennial Wheel admission and one (1) individual adult general admission ticket to the Art Institute of Chicago.
|Illinois Resident Rates** (Mondays, Nov. 1 – Mar 31)|
|Adults**||$13||Box office only on Mondays|
|Military**||$11||Box office only on Mondays|
|Children (ages 3-11)**||$11||Box office only on Mondays|
|Children (ages 0-2)||Free||Walk-up only|
**Illinois Resident Rates in effect Mondays from November 1 through March 31. To claim, guest must present valid photo ID at the Pier Park box office. Military discount available to United States active duty service members.
*On certain peak attendance dates, such as the 4th of July, online tickets may not be available for purchase. Ticket prices for Navy Pier Park rides include the 9% City of Chicago Amusement Tax.
Navy Pier offers special rates on a wide variety of attractions and activities, as well as dining packages, for groups of 20 or more guests. To learn more about all group options, contact Group Sales.
|Group Tickets (20+ guests)|
|Centennial Wheel Single Ride (20-50 guests)||$13-$15||Buy Now|
See also: Pier Park Hours