Open 9 am - 5 pm
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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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Winter/Spring 2023
Open 9 am - 5 pm
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Coming Up

tomorrow at 9:15 am
Sea Otter Encounter
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Getting Here

1200 S. DuSable Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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NEWS, Center for Species Survival: Freshwater

Shedd Aquarium has been recognized by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC) as a Center for Species Survival — one of just 11 Centers on the planet. Shedd is using applied conservation science to inform assessments and safeguard freshwater species and environments in key biodiversity hotspots.

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