Ticketing Options

Adults: ages 12-64
Senior*: ages 65+
Children: ages 3-11

Children under three (3) are free!

*must show ID at box office to receive discount

Pricing - Tickets & Memberships


Save 51% and enjoy VIP access to the Adler Planetarium or The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd AquariumThe 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 $106 ($217 value) and Child 3-11 $89 ($184 value). Purchase booklets and printable or mobile vouchers at citypass.com or at the Adler Planetarium box office for the same low price.

Adult $106 Child $89
Anytime All Access Pass

Explore the best the Adler has to offer—enjoy unlimited access to your choice of shows, including Adler’s newest sky show—Planet Nine in the Grainger Sky Theater.

The Anytime All Access Pass also offers access to all exhibitions featuring the Adler’s world-class collections, and all experiences including the Doane Observatory, Space Visualization Lab as well as the Atwood Sphere Experience.

*Children under 3 are free.

Adult $34.95 Child $29.95
Basic Pass

Visiting the Adler Planetarium is all about seeing an amazing show. With the Basic Pass you have a choice of one show including the Adler’s latest sky show, Planet Nine!

The Basic Pass also includes admission to all of the Adler’s exhibitions, which showcase its world-class collections, and experiences like the Doane Observatory and the Space Visualization Lab!

A ticket for the historic Atwood Sphere Experience can be added for an additional $5.

*Children under 3 are free.

Adult $24.95 Child $19.95
General Admission

General admission passes include access to all exhibitions featuring the Adler’s world-class collections.

A ticket for the historic Atwood Sphere Experience can be added for an additional $5.

The Adler webstore offers some of our most popular passes; a wider selection of shows are available for sale exclusively at our box office during regular museum hours. Only adult and child tickets are available online; senior and student tickets are available with a valid ID at the Adler Planetarium box office.


Please verify that all of your event selections are on the same date.


Printed tickets are required at the door. No refunds or exchanges.

*Children under 3 are free.

Adult $12 Child $8
Membership: Family Plus

All Basic Benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests, and all children*, plus:

  • Free general admission at participating ASTC science centers and museums nationwide (outside 90 mile radius of the Adler)
  • 4 free Adler After Dark passes – NEW
  • Discounts on Adler Summer Camps and Birthday Parties
  • Membership for children in Kid’s Explorer’s Club
  • Discounts on weeklong student camps at U.S. Space & Rocket Center – NEW
  • One additional caregiver card (upon request) – NEW

*children under 1 household, up to age 17


1 Year $189 2 Year $299
Membership: Family

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
Membership: Individual

All Basic Benefits for 1 cardholder and 1 guest

*Students (with a valid ID) and Seniors (ages 65+) may receive a $10 discount on Individual and Individual Plus membership

1 Year $89 2 Year $149