Ticketing Options

Adler Planetarium Sky Show


Roll up your sleeves and let curiosity be your guide. At the Adler Planetarium, you’ll find hands-on, minds-on activities, experiences, and shows about the Universe that will blow your mind!

Our award-winning sky shows are not to be missed. Imagine the Moon, search for a new ninth planet, take a fast-paced tour of the Solar System, get to know the sky above Chicago, and fly through the stars at impossible speeds in our state-of-the-art theaters. Check out trailers for all of our sky shows!

Ticketing Options

Museum Entry pass

Museum Entry

Includes All Exhibitions

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions featuring the Adler’s world-class collections.*

Adult: $19
Child (ages 3-11): $8


*Does not include access to individually-ticketed sky shows or experiences.

Museum Entry +1 pass

Museum Entry +1

All Exhibitions + One Sky Show

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions PLUS your choice of ONE sky show.

Adult: $28
Child (ages 3-11): $17


Museum Entry +2 pass | Best Value!

Museum Entry +2

All Exhibitions + Two Sky Shows + Atwood Sphere Experience


Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions, the historic Atwood Sphere, PLUS your choice of TWO sky shows.

Adult: $35
Child (ages 3-11): $24


Unlimited pass


All Exhibitions + Unlimited Shows + Atwood Sphere Experience

Includes entry to the museum with access to all exhibitions, the historic Atwood Sphere, PLUS your choice of UNLIMITED sky shows.

Adult: $50
Child (ages 3-11): $39


A la Carte Shows

Add-on à la carte sky show tickets can be added to any pass for an additional cost at the Box Office.

Adult: $13
Child (ages 3-11): $13

General Information

Museum entry includes all exhibitions, the Community Design Lab, Space Visualization Lab, and Doane Observatory (during open hours).

Adults: ages 12-64
Kids: ages 3-11
Seniors: ages 65+

Children under the age of three are FREE!

Adler Memberships

Being a member has always been the best way to experience the Adler. Enjoy great benefits all year round—including unlimited free admission—with memberships that are designed to work for you!

Learn about Adler memberships

Special Offers + Free Days

The Adler Planetarium offers a variety of discounted tickets throughout the year. Special offer tickets can only be purchased in person at the box office on the day of your visit and include Illinois Resident Discount Days, discounts for Chicago residents, and more.

Learn more about our special offers

Chicago CityPASS

Save 50% or more off Adler Museum Entry + 2 admission and premium admission to 4 more top Chicago attractions: Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago, Field Museum, Museum of Science and Industry OR 360 CHICAGO. Purchase ONLINE today and you will immediately receive mobile and printable tickets by email.

Adult: $108 ($214 value)
Child (ages 3-11): $89 ($171 value)

Learn more about CityPASS

Every Day Discounts

Students + Seniors

Students and Seniors (with ID) receive $2 off admission (any admission). Must be purchased at box office.

Chicago Residents

City of Chicago residents, with proof of residency, receive discounts on all admission passes in recognition of the generous support from the city.

Adult: $2 off
Child (ages 3-11): $3 off

Illinois Teachers + Active Police and Firefights

Illinois teachers (pre-k through 12) and active police and firefighters receive free Museum Entry which can be applied to any admission pass. Please show proper identification at the box office to take advantage of this benefit.

Active Duty + Veterans

Active duty personnel and veterans receive up to 5 free Museum Entry passes (adults or children) with identification.

Every day discounts are only available in person via the box office and cannot be combined.