Illinois Schools Group Rates

Groups from Illinois schools certified by the Illinois Board of Education, along with Illinois homeschools, will receive the Shedd Group Pass Plus free if arriving before 10:30 a.m.(shows subject to availability).

2017 Group Options

Groups can choose from the following options for 2017:

Total Experience Group Pass

Adult (20+): $27.95 (30% savings)
Student/child (3-19): $20.95 (32% savings)
Under 3: Free

Includes Abbott Oceanarium, aquatic presentation, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Amphibians special exhibit and 4-D Experience and Stingray Touch*

Admission to the aquatic program is based on availability; group seating is limited. Program times vary throughout the year and are subject to change.

*Stingray Touch is available late May to October, weather permitting.

Shedd Group Pass Plus

Adult (20+): $25.95 (28% savings)
Student/child (3-19): $18.95 (30% savings)
Under 3: Free

Includes Abbott Oceanarium and aquatic presentation (based on availability), Wild Reef, aquarium galleries and Amphibians special exhibit.

Shedd Group Pass

Adult (20+): $20.95 (32% savings)
Student/child (3-19): $14.95 (32% savings)
Under 3: Free 

Includes Abbott Oceanarium, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries and Amphibians special exhibit. Shedd's aquatic presentation is NOT included. 4-D Experience can be added for $3 a person. Stingray Touch can be added for $3 a person.*

Stingray Touch is available late May to October, weather permitting.

2018 Group Options

Groups can choose from the following options for 2018:

Group All-Access

Adult (20+): $28.95 (36% savings)
Student/child (3-19): $21.95 (37% savings)
Under 3: Free

Includes Abbott Oceanarium, aquatic presentation, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Amphibians special exhibit and 4-D Experience and Stingray Touch*

Admission to the aquatic program is based on availability; group seating is limited. Program times vary throughout the year and are subject to change.

*Stingray Touch is available late May to October, weather permitting.

Group Admission + Aquatic

Adult (20+): $25.95 (35% savings)
Student/child (3-19): $18.95 (37% savings)
Under 3: Free

Includes Abbott Oceanarium and aquatic presentation, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch*

Admission to the aquatic program is based on availability; group seating is limited. Program times vary throughout the year and are subject to change.

*Stingray Touch is available late May to October, weather permitting.

Group Admission

Adult (20+): $21.95
Student/child (3-19): $15.95
Under 3: Free 

Includes Abbott Oceanarium, Wild Reef, aquarium galleries, Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch*. Shedd's aquatic presentation is NOT included. 4-D Experience can be added for $3 a person.

*Stingray Touch is available late May to October, weather permitting.

Enhance your field trip!

Science Tech Treks (K-5): $95 (per program; each program accommodates up to 30 participants)

Learning Labs (6-12): $125 (per program; each program accommodates up to 30 participants)

Payment options and terms

Free visits for groups from certified Illinois schools

We ask that you confirm or cancel your reservation online at least 14 days before your visit. If we do not receive confirmation, your school will be charged a $250 reservation fee. Confirming any change of plans is important as it allows other groups the opportunity to take advantage of all available tickets. Cancellation due to inclement weather or unexpected school cancellations are not subject to this fee. Please contact our staff by email or by calling 312-692-3333 if there are special circumstances that might prevent your group’s arrival.

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Email us or call 312-692-3333.