Calm Waters: Extended Hours for Guests with Disabilities

Calm Waters is an exclusive event for guests with disabilities to explore Shedd Aquarium’s exhibits and experiences in a comfortable and accepting environment. Modifications for this event will include limited capacity and streamlined entry with advance registration.

Family members and companions are welcome.

Click here to learn more about accessibility at Shedd.

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Visitors with severe disabilities may be accompanied by paid personal care attendants (PCA).  Please call 312-939-2438 to request complimentary companion tickets for a paid PCA.

Transportation to Shedd

  • Take CTA’s 146 Museum Campus bus to our door, or parking will be available for $25 in the surface lot between Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum.
  • Drop-off is available at Shedd’s bus loop on the south side of the building.
  • Click here to check for traffic and parking alerts.

Accommodation Requests?

Please contact Lynn Walsh (312-692-3315) at least one week before the event. 

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