State-of-the-art indoor aquarium, famous for its variety of habitats & views of Lake Michigan. Plan a Visit. It’s time to spread your wings! Shedd Aquarium is open and we look forward to welcoming our members and guests back. We have stringent measures in place to create a safe and enriching experience with the aquatic animal world.
Shedd Aquarium is an indoor public aquarium in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Opened on May 30, 1930, the 5 million US gal aquarium was for some time the largest indoor facility in the world. Today it holds some 32,000 animals.