Teen Learning Lab Frequently Asked Questions

Who can visit?
Teens in high school

Are adults allowed in this space?
Aside from Shedd staff, no. We ask that this space be used as it’s intended: For teens only!

How much does it cost?
The Teen Learning Lab is free!

Do I need to bring an ID with me?
Yes, please bring your school ID with you.

How do I get to Shedd?
We recommend using public transportation. Find out more about getting to Shedd.

Policies and Procedures
For the safety of our guests, review these policies before visiting the Teen Learning Lab.

Where we're located

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Enter through the Education doors (on the North side of the building, to the left of the main entrance).


• Tues. and Thurs., 4 to 8 p.m.
• Sat., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spring Break Hours:
April 15: 4 to 8 p.m.
April 16: 2 to 6 p.m.
April 17: 2 to 6 p.m.
April 18: 2 to 6 p.m.
April 19: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact us

E-mail Wade at

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