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World's largest indoor Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois

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Distance from city center: 0.6mi
zlori's pictureby zlori Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 3rd of August, 2010
Shedd is the largest indoor aquarium in the world. Located on the museum Campus of Chicago, it hosts more than 8.000 animals from 700 species. I think it's almost incredible.

They have all kinds of shows and exhibits. What I liked the most was Animal Encounters, maybe because i was so much afraid of the creatures. I touched a Chilean rose tarantula (!!!), a gecko and several species of snakes. :)

They also have amazing mammal shows with dolphins and whales, it's so wonderful!

1200 S Lake Shore Dr
Illinois 60605

Not too expensive.

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