Carlton Inn Midway - Chicago
4944 South Archer Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60632

Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is one of the most intriguing attractions of the world. A visit to the Shedd Aquarium is a must for any Chicago itinerary. Immerse yourself in an entertaining, fun and educational experience in one of world’s finest underwater galleries – home to thousands of creatures from waters of the world. Shedd Aquarium is home to 32,500 marine animals! Explore and learn about the wild variety of species from frogfishes and sea jellies to whales and sharks.

Hotel near Shedd Aquarium

The water planet at Shedd Aquarium presents a unique experience to visitors staying at Carlton Inn Midway hotel. Easy access to Shedd Aquarium from the hotel makes it a must see for guests staying at the Carlton Inn Midway. We also offer great rates on Chicago hotel rooms that include free WiFi and complimentary continental breakfast. Book your hotel room online for the best rates at Carlton Inn Midway.

Shedd Aquarium Behind-The-Scenes Tours

Shedd Aquarium offers 50-minute tours that provide visitors with insight into animal care work. Learn about this fascinating underwater world by going behind the aquarium galleries to view the animals from a new angle and discover the aquarium at work.

Shedd Aquarium Trainer Experience

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a marine mammal trainer? Put on a pair of tall rubber boots and go behind the scenes at the Shedd Aquarium. Visitors at the Shedd can assist a trainer with daily routines and experience several training and feeding sessions. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Shedd 4D Experience

The best part of Shedd Aquarium is that there is something for everyone. The whole family can enjoy the unique 4-D Experience in Phelps Auditorium. The high-tech experience will thrill audience with bubbles, wind, strange and wonderful smells, tickles, and all kinds of surprises.




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