Member Perks

Exclusively for members

Your membership unlocks hidden adventures and opportunities for you to engage with Shedd. From our special members events, to our exclusive members-only communications, we bring you the inside scoop because your dollars support the work that we do within our walls and around the world. Learn more about what a Shedd membership has in store for you!

Don't forget to check out our 2014/15 Members Guide!

Just for members, receive 10% off in our online store with the promo code TREEFROG.

Upcoming Promotions and Events

Member Events

Keep a watchful eye on your e-mail throughout the year for updated information on exclusive member events! You can always check back here or on the member calendar for the latest details as well.

Jazzin' at the Shedd: Members recieve complimentary tickets to Jazzin' at the Shedd (June 17 to September 9). Be sure to check out our Jazzin' Science Pub to meet Shedd researchers and learn more about their work!

Jazzin' Shoreline Cruises: Experience Jazzin' at the Shedd like never before! Shedd has partnered with Shoreline Sightseeing to offer an evening fireworks cruise in celebration of Jazzin's 21st anniversary season. Discover everything Jazzin' at the Shedd has to offer, then enjoy the sights of Shoreline's Classic Lake Tour while getting a front-row view of the Navy Pier fireworks display.

Cruises will be available on the following Jazzin' dates: July 22, 29 and Aug. 5.

Ticket package price for adults only (must be 21 years of age or older), purchased online or on site. Simply log into your account when prompted during checkout to reserve your Shoreline tickets for $20. This discount includes your complimentary Jazzin' tickets.

Dolphin Calf Viewing: This Saturday, July 18, members can join us for a members-only viewing of Piquet's calf in our underwater viewing area from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Check in at the membership desk for more details.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Shedd members can now receive a limited-time special discount to Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s newly adapted 75-minute production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Use promo code “SHEDD” when booking to secure $17 children’s tickets for performances between July 18 - July 31. Plus, all Chicago Shakespeare patrons enjoy guaranteed parking in Navy Pier garages at a 40% percent discount. For tickets and more information, visit or call 312-595-5600.

Members communications

First Look!: Your exclusive inside scoop on a variety of animal stories and programs.
E-news: Monthly highlights of what's happening at Shedd.
Members guide: Annual publication with beautiful photos and inspiring stories about the impact of your support.