Immerse yourself. Shedd’s exhibits connect you to incredible animals from around the world — and close to home. Dive deep into coral reefs and flooded rainforests, and stroll along the craggy Pacific Northwest coast.
Whether it’s the fresh, cool Great Lakes or warm waves of the Caribbean, Shedd’s many exhibits reveal the secrets of our planet’s waters. Get your feet wet! Check out our carousel below to explore the exhibits: Amazon Rising, Caribbean Reef, Jellies, Abbott Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, Waters of the World, At Home on the Great Lakes and Wild Reef.
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Located in our historic rotunda, this 90,000-gallon habitat has been thrilling guests since 1971. Learn more.
Experience the Amazon’s yearly floods and meet some of the mighty river’s diverse residents. Learn more.
Discover amazing animals from oceans, rivers, lakes and wetlands around the world in Shedd’s original galleries. Learn more.
Find out more about life along the Great Lakes, and touch a sturgeon, a living fossil. Learn more.
Dive deep into the magical coral reefs of the Philippines and get within inches of sharks and rays! Learn more.
Take an unforgettable stroll through the Abbott Oceanarium, where you’ll encounter dolphins, belugas, sea otters, sea lions and more. Learn more.
Enter the mysterious world of sea jellies. Learn more.
Play! Splash! Pretend! Join the fun in this exhibit created especially for families with kids 2-7. Learn more.