The Shedd Aquarium (formally known as the John G. Shedd Aquarium) is an indoor aquarium that has been serving the community of Chicago for more than 80 years. Surrounded by the Museum Campus Chicago, the Aquarium was the first inland aquarium with a permanent saltwater fish collection in the world and is currently home to over 32,000 animals made up of 1500 species of fish, marine mammals, amphibians, snakes, birds, and insects.
The Shedd Aquarium prides itself on being like no other aquarium in the world by combining the characteristics of the best of early 20th-century aquariums such as beautiful architecture and a diverse, global animal collection with state-of-the-art technology animal care.
1.Exhibits and Presentations
3.Conservation and Research
4.Plan Your Visit
Best Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois: Shedd Aquarium
- Exhibits and Presentations, Photo: Courtesy of james_pintar - Fotolia.com
- More Exhibits, Photo: Courtesy of Ana - Fotolia.com
- Conservation and Research, Photo: Courtesy of kichigin19 - Fotolia.com
- Plan Your Visit, Photo: Courtesy of james_pintar - Fotolia.com
- Cover Photo: Courtesy of Henryk Sadura - Fotolia.com