Open 9 am - 5 pm (Early Close)
Museum Campus parking will be severely limited for the morning and early afternoon. Taking public transportation or parking off campus is highly recommended and may be required.
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Look nature in the eye

Discover the wonder of the aquatic animal world. Advance timed ticket purchase is required.

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Fall Hours
Open 9 am - 5 pm (Early Close)
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Getting Here

1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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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.

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