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NEWS, Mask policy update
Beginning July 31, in accordance with the CDC, state and city recommendations, masks are required for all staff and visitors over the age of 2 regardless of vaccination status. We look forward to welcoming you to Shedd Aquarium! We can hardly wait for you to meet beluga whales and bluegills, rockhopper penguins and rockfish, alligators and an alligator snapping turtle, and so much more as you explore the world’s oceans, lakes, rivers and reefs — all in the heart of Chicago.Learn More