See everything that Shedd has to offer, from beluga whales to rockhopper penguins! General admission includes all habitats, animal presentations and exhibits, including Underwater Beauty, our latest special exhibit, and seasonal Stingray Touch.
4-D Experience is a $4.95 upgrade (subject to availability).
Other Admission Options
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Become a Member
Members visit free every day of the year and enjoy special perks!
Save with CityPASS
CityPASS makes sightseeing easy and affordable.
Explore options for free and reduced-price admission.
Reserve your tickets online!
We strongly encourage online reservations for the best possible experience, if you are unable to purchase online, please call 312-939-2438. Members and guests will now choose an available entry time when purchasing tickets online. Those who need to purchase their tickets on-site will be able to do so at our ticket counter separated by plexiglass shields, while waiting in a short line where guests will be spaced 6 feet apart.
Please note, areas of the aquarium may be closed for a portion or all of any given day without prior notice.
A Perfect Visit for Adults
How can you have your best day at Shedd? Find out with our inside guide!Read More , on the A Perfect Visit for Adults page