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Chicago CityPass
"Chicago CityPASS includes entry to: Shedd Aquarium (includes VIP entry to Waters of the World galleries Amazon Rising Wild Reef Abbott Oceanarium Polar Play Zone Amphibians special exhibit and Stingray Touch (May to October) plus your choice of a 4-D Experience. The Field Museum (includes All-Access Pass
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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Board the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 14 stops to start your hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago and listen to live commentary through provided earphones to find out fun facts about the city and its iconic architecture. 

The full circuit takes about about 2 hours but you can hop off and back on as many times as you like within a 24- 48- or 72-hour period depending on option selected when booking. Buses run regularly giving you flexibility to discover the city at your leisure. The bus route takes you through Grant Park
From $40.00
Chicago Segway Tour
"The tour begins with a 30 minute training session. You'll glide from the peninsula through Museum Campus to the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum. Then you'll cruise along Lakeshore Drive at the edge of Lake Michigan all the way to Millennium Park a the Lincoln statue Buckingham Fountain and of course ride the coolest machine in the world the entire time! As you cruise along Lake Michigan through Grant Park and the Museum Campus you will receive a great orientation informative historical and current-day information
From $65.00

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Shedd Aquarium

Take a visit to the world's largest indoor aquarium & one of the oldest public aquariums in the world. You'll be able to explore an exotic world with 8,000 aquatic animals - from anemones to...
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Jan 25, 2005

John G Shedd Aquarium

In my opinion the best part of the Aquarium is the Oceanarium. In the marine mammal pavilion you will see beluga whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, Alaskan sea otters and seals in a re-creation of...
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Oct 10, 2004

Shedd Aquarium

One of the largest indoor aquariums in the world! It sits right on the edge of Lake Michgan and includes a large Oceanarium with whale and dolphin exhibits! The huge picture windows on the back of the...
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Nov 07, 2002

Shedd Aquarium

I recently visited this place for a second time and it's still pretty incredible. Inside you can find tons and tons of sealife. But I'd also encourage you to visit the part with the bigger ocean life,...
Aug 26, 2002


I have a mixed feeling about this aquarium. On one hand it exposes people to all kind of aquatic animals. On the other hand the live shows might be a little to much. I went once and I would probably...
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Aug 26, 2002

The Shedd Aquarium is...

The Shedd Aquarium is definitely worth the trip. I've seen aquariums around the world and what is most unique about the Shedd is it's amazing architecture. Art deco decor and finishing details on a...
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Aug 25, 2002

A view to the city from the...

A view to the city from the Aquarium environsIt's very beautiful, especially in good weather. All Chicago reveals itself to your sight. All skyscrapers are easily seen as well as the Michigan lake...
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Aug 25, 2002

Shedd Aquarium

This place was great. Dolphins, beluga whales, otters, you name it they had it. One of the belugas was amusing himself by blowing bubble rings and chasing after them to bite them. It was hilarious!...
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Aug 25, 2002

John G Shedd Aqaurium

John G Shedd AqauriumHome to a vast assortment of aquatic life, amphibians and polar mammals. The aquarium so sectioned into different themes like the Amazon, and Freshwater fish and there is a...
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Aug 25, 2002

i think that everyone should...

i think that everyone should go to the Shedd Aquarium. why? pq IT HAS FISH IN IT. what more reason do you need? it's like heaven... i think heaven is going to be a big body of water and you get to...
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Aug 24, 2002

Visit The Shedd Aquarium.

Supose to be the world's largest indoor aquarium with more than 8,000 aquatic animals representing more than 700 species from all parts of the world.
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May 26, 2011

Lots of Fish

Make sure to buy your tickets ahead of time because lines can be long long long, if you do you can skip the line and oick them up at will call. Expensive but worth the visit.
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Apr 04, 2011
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Getting to Shedd Aquarium


1200 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605


  • Sunday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00
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  • Thursday 09:00 to 18:00
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