Shedd Aquarium and its collection

Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium is a public aquarium situated in Chicago. It forms part of a museum campus located just south of Grant Park, which also houses a natural science museum and a planetarium. This campus is one of the major tourist attractions in Chicago, offering a variety of experiences for visitors.

Aquarium Zones and Species

The aquarium is divided into several zones, with the Caribbean Reef and the Oceanarium being the most significant. The Caribbean Reef is home to about 70 different species, including sharks and stingrays. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful overview of reef life from behind the aquarium's windows.

The Oceanarium

The enormous, 11,400 m large Oceanarium provides an overview of marine life along the north coast of the Pacific Ocean. The Oceanarium houses Beluga whales, sea otters, and seals. The stars of this section are the white-striped dolphins. Visitors can enjoy several shows daily, and thanks to the vast size of the Oceanarium, the dolphins have plenty of space to showcase their speed to the visitors.

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Shedd Aquarium
South Lake Shore Drive 1200
IL 60605 Chicago

Visitor information Shedd Aquarium

Opening hours

9 am - 6 pm


3 – 11US$29.95


Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

South Lake Shore Drive 1200, Chicago

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Shedd Aquarium Reviews

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    Demetris • 9 Mar 2023

    my granddaughter we amazed . They did not want to leave.

    Visited on 5 Aug 2022

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