Join us for our Asleep with the Fishes overnights starting in January! Spend the night exploring the aquarium, including a scavenger hunt, an aquatic show and more!
Dr. Matt O’Connor says he landed his dream job when he recently joined Shedd’s animal health team as staff veterinarian. Learn more about his journey to Shedd!
Join us as we discover the beauties of Lake Superior while learning about aquatic science and the ecology of the Great Lakes.
Check out some of the must-see animals of the Galapagos Islands, and then visit them yourself!
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Dive deep into coral reefs and flooded rainforests. Explore all of Shedd's amazing exhibits.
Save 50% off Chicago’s 5 best attractions, plus get priority entry! Learn more about Chicago CityPASS.
Be sure to dress for the weather. Our line often extends outdoors on winter weekends and busy weekdays. See more tips for a great visit.
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At Shedd Aquarium, animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.
Shedd Aquarium is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.Shedd Aquarium gratefully acknowledges the sustaining contributions of the Chicago Park District and the State of Illinois.