Shedd Aquarium

The Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is a nonprofit organization built to accommodate 32,600 species of seahorse, beluga, whale reef sharks, and dolphins. It was established in 1930 and, since then, it has been devoted to programs to protect the environment research, rehabilitation, and research across the globe.

It is located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois

Mask Policy

Masks must be worn by all employees and visitors over two, regardless of their vaccination status. We look forward to welcoming you to Shedd Aquarium. I am incredibly eager to meet the amazing animals, and there are many other thrilling activities to take part in and all within the middle of Chicago.


Shedd is encouraging all to book tickets on time via our website. This will allow you to travel further without any hassle. Visitors are required to select the best time to arrive.

Explore everything Shedd offers, including seeing a beluga whale in the air to rockhopper penguins! General admission is unlimited access to every habitat, animal interaction, and exhibit, including our most recent special exhibition, The Underwater Beauty, and the seasonal Stingray Touch.

The 4-D Experience is a $4.95 update (subject to availability).

Permanent Exhibits to Explore

The Shedd offers a 90,000-gallon tank that allows you to enjoy 360-degree views of the marine creature community. See sea turtles and stingrays move through the tank as if you’re in the water with them.

Discover Amazon Rising. Explore Amazon’s adventure with Amazon Rising in addition to keeping an eye out for different species, including snakes, crocodiles, and piranhas.

Feed and pet penguins in the Polar Play Zone. This was created for youngsters to have fun with the fluffy animals of the polar region. Pest Control Chicago

Enjoy close encounters with dolphins, whales, sea lions, and many more at Abbot Oceanarium. Wander through the lush rainforest until you arrive at the coast, where you can find numerous habitats along the ocean coastline.

It is impossible to miss the Aquatic Show and see dolphins fly and belugas dance like there’s no time for a break.

Get your attention with Shedd’s 4-D Experience that lets you not simply watch but simultaneously fool your senses into the sensation of being able or be taken anywhere. The chair vibrates, there’s air flowing out, and illusionary scampers scurry through your feet. Who wouldn’t want this?

We’ve been in our homes for quite a while because of the pandemic. We should also be active in activities and enjoy time with the families outdoors. However, make sure you follow the proper health guidelines to prevent and shield your family members from contracting the disease.

Visit Shedd Aquarium located at 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago IL, USA. The hours are 9 am to 5 at night.


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