Save 53% and enjoy VIP access to the Adler Planetarium or The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, Skydeck Chicago, and 360 CHICAGO or Museum of Science and Industry. You’ll skip most ticket lines, too!
Valid 9-days. Cost:Adult $98 ($207.95 value) and Child 3-11 $82 ($174.90 value). Purchase booklets and printable or mobile vouchers at citypass.com or at the Adler Planetarium box office for the same low price.
|Adult $98||Child $82|
|Anytime All Access Pass|
Explore the best the Adler has to offer–its premier show, Destination Solar System, playing in the Grainger Sky Theater.
|Adult $34.95||Child $29.95|
Visiting the Adler Planetarium is all about seeing an amazing show. With the Basic Pass you have a choice of one standard show in any theater (does not include Destination Solar System.)
|Adult $24.95||Child $19.95|
General admission passes include access to all exhibitions.
Printed tickets are required at the door. No refunds or exchanges.
|Adult $12||Child $8|
|Membership: Family Plus|
All Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests, and all children*, plus:
|1 Year $189||2 Year $299|
All Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders and all children*, plus
|1 Year $129||2 Year $229|
|Membership: Individual Plus|
All Basic Benefits for 1 cardholder and 1 guest, plus:
|1 Year $109||2 Year $179|
All Basic Benefits for 1 cardholder and 1 guest.
|1 Year $89||2 Year $149|
1300 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605
Take the CTA to Roosevelt or the Metra to Museum Campus
#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express/Museum Campus
#130 Museum Campus (mid-May through Labor Day)
Roosevelt CTA stop servicing Red, Orange and Green lines. Offers connections to #146 bus located at State and Roosevelt Road.
Parking & handicap accessibility
Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Adler Planetarium or in the parking garage at Soldier Field. Metered street parking is also available.
The standard rate for the lot adjacent to the Adler is $19 per car, but rates change frequently due to activities like football games, concerts, and other special events. All parking on the Museum Campus is owned by the Chicago Park District and managed by Standard Parking. For the most current parking information, visit the Soldier Field Parking website.
There are several reserved handicapped parking spaces in the Adler Planetarium lot close to the accessible entrance.
The Adler Planetarium's wheelchair accessible entrance is located at the South Box Office.
Plan Your Trip
You love learning about people through programs, shows and exhibits. You want to know more about the people behind the discoveries—their feelings, motivations and experiences. The Adler has the itinerary for you.
When You Arrive
For a nice, relaxing lunch and the best view of the Chicago skyline there’s nowhere better than Café Galileo’s. Café Galileo’s provides a variety of freshly prepared options, including an array of soups, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads, beverages and desserts.
The Adler Store offers something for everyone! You’ll find educational toys and games, space books and videos, Adler gear, and much more in-store and online. Proceeds from your purchase support scientific research and STEM education throughout the Midwest.