Get ready for unforgettable encounters with belugas and bluegills, stingrays and sturgeons, sea stars and sea otters—and so many more animals from aquatic environments around the world! See penguins fly through chilly waters, alligators bask on a riverbank and monkeys scamper through rainforest trees. At Shedd, you can look nature in the eye, investigate, and discover. And get ready for beauty that surprises, mesmerizes, inspires and moves you!
Some attractions may sell out or require a wait; we recommend visiting the Travel Guide to make your reservations right away.
Visiting with CityPASS
Save 50% on admission to Shedd Aquarium plus 4 must-see attractions with Chicago CityPASS tickets.
- One simple purchase gives you admission to multiple attractions. And with 9 days to use your tickets, you’ll have plenty of time to spend at each attraction.
- Save time researching. Only the best attractions, like Shedd Aquarium, are included in CityPASS tickets. Rest assured you’re going to see the best Chicago has to offer.
- Admission to Shedd Aquarium:Chicago CityPASS: All-access admission, including permanent exhibits, special exhibit, and Stingray Touch (seasonal), plus a 4-D Experience
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The CityPASS Travel Guide has all of the details you need for a great experience, including reservation and entry information, attraction details, safety measures, an interactive map, and extra offers and discounts from our partners.