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 Members Guide!

Upcoming Promotions and Events

Feburary is Members Appreciation Month! Check out the events below:

Saturday Morning Coffee series

Feb 28:  Updates on our rescue rehab work with penguins

  • 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
  • Complimentary coffee/breakfast
  • Animal encounter at 9:30 a.m.

Whale of a Wednesday

  • Every Wednesday in February at 10 a.m. at the Underwater Viewing area in Polar Play Zone

You'll also receive exclusive discounts in February, including:

  • 20% discount in the Shedd store
  • Extraordinary Experience Discounts: Behind the Scenes Tour (only $10), Beluga Encounter (only $100) and Trainer for a Day (only $150!). Buy in February but use within 90 days!
  • Guest pass discounts

Having trouble purchasing your Extraordinary Experience at the discounted price? Please call 312-939-2438.

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 for the latest details as well.

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.