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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Category: Zoo + Aquarium

1200 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60616


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John G. Shedd Aquarium - Reviews from across the web

Shedd - user review
The atmosphere and help there was excellent, and the displays are incredible! My favorite were the Lake Michigan exhibits, and the dolphin sho...

Fun place to visit - user review
Large aquatic display, quite interesting. Dolphin show was good, fairly short show, however, it was free. Beluga whale tank was fun, saw feeding demonstration. Cafeteria was ext...

The Best - user review
I loved it there there was nothing i didnt like.I live in miami,florida and our seaquarium doesnt even have half of the animals there.And we hav...

I love the Shedd Aquarium!!!!!!!!!! - user review
I first went to the Shedd Aquarium on a field trip in 5th grade.We had to get to school at 5:19 am to get on the buss to Chicago. The exibits were amazing.It was better than I ...

John G. Shedd Aquarium - expert review
Chicago's John G. Shedd Aquarium houses nearly 8,000 aquatic animals--some 650 species--and offers visitors the unique chance to explore and learn about marine life. VITAL INFO: Best suited for all age groups We are open year-round 1200 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60605-2490 (312) 939-8069 (312) 939...

Not worth the ticket price. - user review
The two things I liked about the aquarium were the dolphin show and the monkey in one of the exibits. We paid $23 a ticket, based on what I saw, the ticket prices should be more l...

Shedd Aquarium - user review
Acclaimed as the world's largest indoor aquarium, the Shedd has over 8000 animals and over 650 different species. It has received numerous boosts over the last few years thanks to the ultra-popular Oceanarium and new exhibits centered on the Amazon, seahorses and sharks. Kids and adults alike enjoy ...

Shedd Aquarium - user review
The world's largest assortment of finned, grilled, amphibious and other aquatic creatures swim within the marble-clad confines of the John G Shedd Aquarium. Most of the 8000 species represented are in fairly small tank that pale in comparison to the flashy, shark-infested aquariums in other cites. H...

Not all the best aquariums... - expert review
Not all the best aquariums are on the ocean. Shedd, the worlds largest indoor aquarium, features more than 8,000 freshwater and marine animals displayed in 200 naturalistic habitat...

Disappointed - user review
Visited the Shedd Aquarium with my daughter, her husband, 10 month old twins and a 5 year old. I would think that because hundreds of children visit, the facility would be more f...

John G. Shedd Aquarium - expert review
Take a plunge into an underwater world at the world's largest indoor aquarium. Built in 1930, the Shedd is one of the most popular aquariums in the country, housing more than 8,000 aquatic animals in realistic waterscapes. www.sheddaquarium.org. COST: $21 all-access pass; $13 Mon. and Tues. OPEN: Me...

Chicago yes, Sedd no - user review
My wife and I went on vacation. This was are first time in Chicago the city was wonderful there are so many things to see and do, dont waist your time with this place. The s...

Field Museum - user review
This is not the largest museum in the world by any means, and its focus is very definitely on natural history and archaeology. You won't see any art exhibits here, for example. Unlike, say, the Louvre in Paris, it's a museum that you can explore quite well in a couple of hours - you would not spend ...

John G. Shedd Aquarium | Museum/Attraction Review | Chicago | Frommers.com - expert review
The Shedd is a city treasure and well deserving of its title as worlds largest indoor aquarium. A mix of standard aquarium tanks and elaborate new habitats, this marble octagon building is filled with thousands of denizens of river, lake,...

EXPENSIVE - user review
The work that the Aquarium is doing is great. The kids and I spent 3 hours walking around. Dont bother waiting for the Dolphine Show. I like to donate money to a good cau...

Nice place - user review
I had a great time here. Next time I go I will be checking out the reef special. Added bonus was the reptile section which I didnt know about prior to going. All sorts of co...

Shedd Aquarium - user review
( * 1/2 discounts on Mon. and Tues., September through February.) I think that the renovations done to this museum (that continue, by the way!) over the last 10 years are mind boggling ! The curved ceiling to floor glass wall behind the Baluga Whale tank is a visual delight that makes you ( and I am...

Trip with kids - user review
The price was quite steep and it was crowded. However, my kids really enjoyed seeing the shark exibit, dolphins, whales and more. The highlight of my three and six year olds trip w...

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