Shedd Aquarium

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Membership Benefits

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Dive into the aquatic world at Shedd—and take action to support it around the globe!

All members receive:

  • Free entry to all exhibits
  • Complimentary entry to Jazzin’ at the Shedd (seasonal)
  • Invitations to exclusive member events

Additional Benefits Include

  • Discounted tickets to 4-D Experiences
  • Discounts on Extraordinary Experiences
  • Discounts in aquarium stores and restaurants
  • Early notices and discounts on programs and events
  • Reciprocal benefits at select aquariums and zoos across the country
  • $ 75 Supporter

    Member benefits for one cardholder, including year-round free admission, complimentary access to Jazzin’ at the Shedd and discounts on experiences, programs and events.

  • $ 125 Partner

    Member benefits for two people. This level allows one or two cardholders 18 years or older, one of which must be present on the day of your visit to receive access.

  • $ 195 Family

    Member benefits for two adults and all household children under 18 years old. This level allows two cardholders, one of which must be present on the day of your visit to receive access.

  • $ 250 Advocate

    Member benefits for two adult cardholders, two adult guests and all household children under 18 years old. A cardholder must be present on the day of your visit to receive access.

  • $ 500 Sponsor

    Member benefits for two adult cardholders, three adult guests and all household children under 18 years old. Sponsors may reserve VIP seating for daily aquatic presentation and receive invitations to exclusive events. They provide critical support for the outstanding animal care Shedd provides, both at the aquarium and around the world.

  • $ 1,000 Ambassador

    Member benefits for two adult cardholders, four adult guests and all household children under 18 years old. Ambassadors may access ticketing services, including reserved VIP seating for daily aquatic presentations. They provide critical support for the outstanding animal care Shedd provides, both at the aquarium and around the world.

For information about Aquarium Council ($1,500), Fellow ($2,500), Guardian ($5,000), and Conservator ($10,000) membership levels, call Member Services at 312-692-3284.

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