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.
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.
Buy online for priority entry!
The best Shedd visit begins online, not in line. If possible, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to start enjoying your day at Shedd as soon as possible!
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