Open 9 am - 6 pm
There will be traffic and other impacts on and around Museum Campus due to the NASCAR Chicago Street Race. Please plan your visit accordingly.
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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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Summer 2023
Open 9 am - 6 pm
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Coming Up

today at 8:30 am
Penguin Encounter
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Getting Here

1200 S. DuSable Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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NEWS, The Great Lakes: The First Freshwater Hope Spot

Shedd Aquarium has championed the Great Lakes as a Mission Blue Hope Spot — a special place identified as critical to the health of oceans and aquatic life. The Great Lakes join 151 other Hope Spots recognized across the globe and is the first and only freshwater Hope Spot.

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