American Girl Place

shopping / Toys & childrens

American Girl Place information

Chicago , USA
835 N Michigan Ave
Getting there
Metro: Red Line to Chicago
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Opening hours
10am-8pm Mon-Thu, 9am-9pm Fri & Sat, 9am-6pm Sun
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This is not your mother’s doll shop; it’s an experience . Here, dolls are treated as real people: the ‘hospital’ carts them away in wheelchairs for repairs; the cafe seats the dolls as part of the family during tea service; and the dolls’ owners – usually outfitted in matching threads, naturally – take classes with their little pals.

Creepy? Maybe a little, but the fact that the average shopper’s visit lasts three hours is a testament to the immersive environment. There are outlets in many cities now, but this flagship remains the largest and busiest.