Calendar

Hours

Winter (now-June 12)
Weekdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekends: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Special hours
5/23 - 5/25: 6 p.m. close (extended hours)
6/20 - 2 p.m. close
7/25 - 4 p.m. close

Summer (June 13 - Aug. 23)
Every day: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Aquatic show schedule

Daily Dive

Caribbean Reef dive

Daily: 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Fundraising Events

Shedd Aquarium’s annual fundraising events include:

BLU 2014: Festa Brazil - July 26, 2014. Look back at the 2014 celebration here.

Gala 2014: The Goldfish Ball - June 7, 2014. Get ready for the 2015 event and learn more about it here!

Aquatic Showtimes

Check out our Aquatic Show schedule for daily showtimes!

Teen Learning Lab

Tuesday & Thursday
4−8 p.m.

Saturday
11 a.m−4 p.m.

Learn more 

Animal Chats

Sharks: 9:45 a.m. | 11:15 a.m. | 3:45 p.m. | Wild Reef

Belugas and sea lions: 11 a.m. | 1:30 p.m. | 3 p.m. | Abbott Oceanarium

Penguins:  9:45 a.m. | 12:45 p.m. | 4 p.m. | Polar Play Zone