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What day is it free to go to the Shedd Aquarium?

What day is it free to go to the Shedd Aquarium?

Free days at the Shedd are back for 2022! CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois residents will have several chances to visit Shedd Aquarium for free in 2022 as part of Illinois Resident Free Days. Shedd has announced the following will be free days for Illinois residents: January 13-17, February 7-11 and February 14-18.

Can you bring food into Shedd Aquarium?

A: The Aquarium does not allow any outside food within the Aquarium. However, we do have picnic tables located on the plaza on a first come, first serve basis. Any snacks, lunches or edible items may be consumed in this area.

How much time do you need at Shedd Aquarium?

between 2 and 3.5 hours
Most visitors stay in the aquarium for between 2 and 3.5 hours. Check out the exhibits below to see what you can find during your visit.

Can you use Link card at Shedd Aquarium?

If you have an Illinois LINK card or a WIC card, then you can get free Museum Entry for up to two adults and six children (under 18). Low-income families with either an EBT card OR WIC benefits can get FREE admission to Shedd Aquarium!

Is there free parking at Shedd Aquarium?

Yes, you can free on-street Shedd Aquarium parking on Wabash Avenue, Michigan Avenue, Prairie Avenue and other streets.

Does Shedd Aquarium check ids?

No, children who live in Illinois do not need to show any ID to visit on a Free Day, as long as they are accompanied by an adult (age 18+) who is a resident of Illinois and has the appropriate proof of residency.

Do you have to wear a mask at the Shedd Aquarium?

All guests ages two and over are recommended to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth except while in outdoor spaces. The Aquarium recommends both vaccinated and unvaccinated guests and staff to wear a mask indoors. Masks are required at all times during Animal Encounters both indoors and outdoors.

How much is parking at Shedd Aquarium?

The hourly parking rates are as follows: $25 for up to 4 hours, $30 for 4 to 12 hours, while the maximum daily cost is $50. The North Garage has a special event rate of $30. East Museum Lot is a short walk away from the Shedd Aquarium. It has a flat rate of $30.

Can I bring a backpack into Shedd Aquarium?

The Shedd Aquarium allows visitors to bring backpacks, as long as it’s not bigger than 12” x 12” x 12”. They do make exceptions for diaper bags, and other bags that are used to carry medical supplies or equipment. All backpacks will be subject to inspection before entry is permitted.

How can I save money at the Shedd Aquarium?

Shedd Aquarium participates in the Museums For All initiative which offers free or discounted admission to low-income families that present their EBT card, You can purchase a Chicago CityPass that saves you about half price on VIP admission prices at Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Adler Planetarium and more.

Can you bring a backpack to the Shedd Aquarium?

Bag size: Any bag larger than 12”x 12”x 12” will not be permitted, with the exception of diaper bags and carriers for medical supplies. Bags, strollers, backpacks and packages are subject to inspection.

Do they check ids at Shedd Aquarium?

All adults in your party (age 18+) are required to show a photo ID with an Illinois address to receive free admission on Illinois Resident Free Days or a Chicago address to receive the daily Chicago resident price; children do not require proof of residency if they are accompanied by a resident adult with the …

Is parking at Shedd Aquarium free?