How much does it cost to get into the Adler Planetarium?

Adler Planetarium/Tickets

How much does it cost to go to the planetarium in Chicago?

Adler Planetarium

Ticket Type Price
Adult $10.00
Childages: 3-14 years old. $6.00
Seniorage: 65+ $8.00

What days are free at the Shedd Aquarium?

Following Labor Day, Shedd Aquarium will offer Illinois Resident Free Days in September on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the month.

Why is the Adler Planetarium closed?

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Adler Planetarium said it will not be totally back to business as usual until next year. The planetarium closed in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But financial difficulties are delaying the full reopening until March 22. …

What is Adler After Dark?

What’s Included at Adler Planetarium After Dark Full access and admission to museum exhibits and galleries. Unlimited sky shows in our 3 state-of-the-art theaters. Special guests and lectures. Stellar hands-on educational programs. Access to the Doane Observatory* (weather permitting)

Is there parking at the Adler Planetarium?

Parking and Transportation Parking is available in the Chicago Park District’s lot adjacent to the Adler Planetarium or in the parking garage at Soldier Field. Metered street parking is also available but is limited.

How long does it take to go through Shedd Aquarium?

With an average crowd you could do the whole aquarium anywhere between 3-6 hours.

Is Chicago Adler Planetarium open?

The Adler Planetarium’s physical building will fully reopen to the public in March of 2022. Like many cultural institutions, the Adler Planetarium was hit hard financially during the pandemic. Opening the museum at full capacity now would further strain our limited resources and reduced staff.

Is Shedd Aquarium free on Thursdays?

Shedd Aquarium will offer four Illinois Resident Free Days in August on Thursdays throughout the month. In addition to the free admission for Illinois residents, the aquarium will offer extended hours on the select free days for additional access to the aquatic animal world.

How long does it take to walk through Shedd Aquarium?

What is the oldest planetarium in the United States?

The Adler Planetarium
The Adler was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago’s Museum Campus, which includes the John G. Shedd Aquarium and The Field Museum. The Adler’s mission is to inspire exploration and understanding of the universe. The Adler Planetarium opened to the public on May 12, 1930.

When is the Adler Planetarium closed in Chicago?

Adler Planetarium, 1300 S Lake Shore Dr., 312-922-7827. Closed until 7/3/2021 when it will partially reopen. Illinois Resident Discount Days are July 3-4, July 10-11, and July 17-18. The Skyshows are free on those dates.

How old do you have to be to get tickets to Adler Planetarium?

Children under the age of three are free! Add-on à la carte sky show tickets can be added to any pass for an additional cost at the Box Office. Included with Museum Entry +2 and Unlimited passes or can be added on to any admission pass for $5 per person.

How much does it cost to upgrade to Adler Planetarium?

Any guest who wishes to upgrade to a Museum Entry +2 may do so for $5 per guest. Cards or IDs must be shown at the Adler box office only to receive this special rate. For further detail, please review our Museums For All FAQ. Students and Seniors 65+ (with ID) receive $2 off admission (any admission).

Are there any free days at the Chicago Museum?

No free days. COTC note: When the museum reopened in June, 2020 the majority of visitors were arriving within the first two hours of the day. Please consider visiting later in the day to avoid busier galleries and longer exhibition wait times.