John G. Shedd Aquarium

Type: Aquariums

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This large aquarium with 32,000 animals guides visitors through the world's many marine habitats, from the entertaining colony of penguins to the mysterious Amazon. Watch divers as they feed sea...  Read More


  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Shedd Aquarium offers families an opportunity to touch, see and explore aquatic animals and ecosystems from across the globe.
  • Best for Museums Because: Animal encounter experiences allow visitors to get close to belugas and penguins and Shedd is a great place to forget about winter.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Shedd offers kid-friendly experiences like museum sleepovers, behind-the-scenes tours and animal encounters.

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