Open 9 am - 5 pm
Dolphins in Shedd's Oceanarium leap into the air above Whale Harbor, reaching heights of up to six feet.

Abbott Oceanarium

The Abbott Oceanarium immerses you in the vibrant coastal ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest. As you stroll along the coast, encounter beluga whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, sea lions and sea otters. You'll also find colorful fishes and invertebrates that make their home where freshwater flows into the ocean, or where tides turn seascapes to landscapes and back again each day.

Discover a magnificent ecosystem

The Abbott Oceanarium immerses you in the vibrant coastal ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest. As you stroll along the coast, encounter beluga whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, sea lions and sea otters. You'll also find colorful fishes and invertebrates that make their home where freshwater flows into the ocean, or where tides turn seascapes to landscapes and back again each day.