Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to offer week of free admission


Hold onto your flippers, Chicago: Shedd Aquarim is offering another free week of admission, with free general admission to original galleries and discounts on all other exhibits from Feb. 20-24. Mondays and Tuesdays will be free all month as well.

The deal is even sweeter for Shedd members, who can invited up to five free guests on non-free days for just $5 each. (New New Years' Resolution: Make friends with someone who has a Shedd membership).

Are you new to Chicago's free museum days? Read our guide.


  • Community Discount/Free General Admission Week: Sunday, Feb. 20 through Thursday, Feb. 24. Original galleries are free, and the Shedd Pass, which get you into the newly renovated Abbott Oceanarium and Polar Play Zone, Wild Reef, Amazon Rising, Caribbean Reef and Waters of the World, is $18.95 for adults and $11.95 for kid (both a savings of $8)
  • Community Discount/Free General Admission Days: Mondays and Tuesday in February
  • Membership Offer: Five additional guests for just $5 each - January and February


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