Museums for All
As a Museums for All partner, Shedd offers daily free and discounted admission to eligible low-income families. Participants can present their Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card at the aquarium to redeem this special offer. Online reservations are required for all guests to manage capacity limits and minimize touchpoints at the entrance.
Museums for All is made possible by Ford Motor Company.
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Families across all 50 states with state-issued EBT card and valid ID
Free (17 and under)$3 (18 and over)
As a Museums for All partner, Shedd offers daily free and deeply discounted admission to eligible low-income families. Participants can present their Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card to redeem this special offer.
The free Museums for All admission includes all permanent exhibits, Underwater Beauty special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May to Labor Day weekend). 4-D Experience admission is a $4.95 upgrade for all guests (subject to availability).
As a Museums for All partner, Shedd offers daily free and discounted admission to those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) by simply presenting their EBT card. This offer is available to all families receiving this benefit in any US State. Each family can receive up to four passes per family.
Shedd Aquarium's mission is to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world. Museums for All allows us to accommodate more people and provide greater access to our exhibits and programs.
Shedd offers a variety of additional discounts and offers, which can be found on our Discounts and Free Days page.