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Veterans Get in Free at Shedd Aquarium Over Veterans Day Weekend

November 05, 2019

The Caribbean Reef rotunda consists of a very large saltwater habitat located just off of Shedd's Main Foyer.

Shedd Aquarium is honoring veterans ahead of the holiday on Monday by offering free admission to U.S. military veterans Saturday, Nov. 9 – Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. This offer is applicable for all veterans and retired U.S. military personnel with a proper ID but does not cover dependents or family members. Free admission includes access to the entire aquarium including all galleries, the special exhibit Underwater Beauty, and the chance to see an aquatic presentation.

Shedd also already offers free admission daily for active duty U.S. military personnel.

Any veterans with accessibility needs can check out Shedd’s website for a full list of tools and available offerings.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9 – Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

WHERE: 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

TICKETS: Veterans looking to take advantage of free admission at the aquarium can do so in person by presenting a proper military ID. This discount cannot be applied online.

VISUALS: High resolution photos of the aquarium are available for download:

Photo credit: ©Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez