Additional On-Site Ticket Packages

In addition to the Total Experience Pass, which is available for advance purchase, these ticket packages are available for purchase on site. Quantities are limited and may sell out. 

Shedd Pass Plus: adult $35.95, child $26.95

Provides access to the following exhibits:

  • Waters of the World
  • Caribbean Reef
  • Amazon Rising
  • Wild Reef
  • Abbott Oceanarium
  • Polar Play Zone

Pass includes your choice of one of the following: Shedd's aquatic show, Jellies special exhibit, Stingray Touch experience or a 15-minute 4-D movie.

Shedd Pass: adult $30.95, child $21.95

Provides access to the following exhibits:

  • Waters of the World
  • Caribbean Reef
  • Amazon Rising
  • Wild Reef
  • Abbott Oceanarium
  • Polar Play Zone

Shedd's aquatic show, Jellies special exhibit, Stingray Touch experience or a 15-minute 4-D movie can be added for $5/person/experience.

General admission: adult $8, child $6

Provides access to the following exhibits:

  • Caribbean Reef
  • Waters of the World
  • Amazon Rising

Does not include Wild Reef, Abbott Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, Jellies special exhibit, aquatic show tickets, or 4-D Experience tickets. Jellies and the aquatic show cannot be added to the general admission ticket.

Total Experience Pass

The best way to see the aquarium. Enjoy express entry and access to all of Shedd’s exhibits and experiences, including the aquatic show, Stingray Touch and a 4-D Experience. A Total Experience Pass is $39.95 for an adult, $30.95 for a child. Purchase your tickets now!

Extraordinary Experiences

Meet a penguin, touch a beluga whale, become a trainer for a day, or take a tour behind the scenes of Shedd. Prices vary by experience. Learn more!

Membership

Support Shedd and enjoy unlimited admission to the aquarium year-round. Membership packages start at $75.

Join now!

Multi-venue passes

If you’re visiting more than one cultural attraction in Chicago, this is the best option for you. Check out Chicago CityPASS and Go Chicago Card. Prices vary.