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Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois

 
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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
Anonymous's pictureby Anonymous Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 18th of July, 2010
Get acquainted with over 25,000 fish from behind the glass walls of America's largest indoor aquarium. The Aquarium is the most popular visitor attraction in Chicago, and in addition to fish, you can also see hundreds of species of birds, snakes, amphibians and insects. The star of the aquarium is Granddad, an Australian lungfish over 70 years old, the oldest living fish in any aquarium in the world.

Address:
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

Price:
$26.95 for adults and $19.95 for children aged 3-11. Chicago residents get a discount.

Opening Hours:
9am to 6pm May 31 through June, July 1 through Sept. 7,
8am-6pm, Sept. 8 through Dec. 23, 9am-5pm


 
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