Every year Shedd Aquarium welcomes 2 million guests for unforgettable encounters with 32,000 animals from the world?s aquatic environments. At Shedd Aquarium, animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
But Shedd is more than a destination. Their scientists are saving endangered species and their habitats. The animal care experts rescue and rehabilitate wildlife in need, across the country and around the world.
Shedd?s exhibits connect you to incredible animals from around the world ? and close to home. Whether it?s the fresh, cool Great Lakes or warm waves of the Caribbean, Shedd?s many exhibits reveal the secrets of our planet?s waters.
Some of the exhibits include:
? Amazon Rising – Look out for piranhas, tarantulas, stingrays, monkeys and an anaconda.
? Wild Reef – Splash into a coral reef in the Philippines and get a diver?s-eye view of a diverse marine metropolis.
? Abbott Oceanarium – Immerse yourself in the vibrant coastal ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest as you encounter beluga whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, sea lions and sea otters.
? Polar Play Zone – Get a little closer to the whales, dolphins and sea otters in the underwater viewing space.
Dive in to learn more about Shedd Aquarium?the animals, the people and the place. They?ve been a part of Chicago since 1930, with a proud history, a dynamic present and a vibrant future with a global outlook. Shedd Aquarium sparks compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.
General admission: Adult $39.95*, child (3-11) $29.95*
Chicago residents: Adult $19.95*, child (3-11) $14.95* (A 50% discount!)
* Additional fees for same-day online ticket purchase.
Illinois residents enjoy FREE admission to Shedd Aquarium 52 days a year!
Special pricing and offers available for: educators, active-duty U.S. military personnel, U.S. military veterans, Chicago police officers and firefighters, students, senior citizens and Bank of America customers.
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605