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Museum campus alert

Please note, until further notice, there will only be garage parking on the Museum Campus, no street parking on Solidarity Drive. If you choose to visit Shedd Aquarium, we strongly recommend arriving via public transportation.

Special events and special rates

2021 WNBA Championship parade and celebration: Tuesday, October 19: Expect traffic impacts near Museum Campus due to Chicago Sky WNBA Championship parade and celebration. Public transit is highly encouraged.

In addition to any dates listed below, parking at the Soldier Field north garage can be the special-event rate of $30, payable on entry with credit card or cash, on any day without notice.

2021 Chicago Bears home games. Soldier Field north garage parking will cost $55 on the following dates: Aug. 14, 21; Sept. 19; Oct. 3, 17, 31; Nov. 21; Dec. 5, 20; Jan. 2.

2021 Chicago Fire home games. Soldier Field north garage parking will cost $35 on the following dates: Aug. 4, 8, 15; Sept. 22, 26, 29; Oct. 23.

Shedd drop off area with people walking on side walks with aquarium on the right and the skyline in the background.
An overhead map of the museum campus with parking, bus stops and pedestrian paths highlighted.

Parking FAQs